Newport News police investigate homicide on Gloucester Drive

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a homicide after a man was found dead with apparent gunshot wounds Thursday afternoon. 

According to Newport News police, they were called to the 700 block of Gloucester Drive around 1:30 p.m. for reports of gunshots being fired. 

When officers were on the way to the scene, the call was upgraded to a shooting. Police say they found a man with gunshot wounds when they arrived and he was pronounced dead at the scene. He’s been identified as Raghib Ismail Brooks, 27, of Hampton. 

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