Police ID man shot, killed in Newport News homicide


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed overnight in Newport News.

Officers and firefighters responded to the 600 block of Ridley Circle around 1:30 a.m. where a man was found lying on the ground, police said in a news release.

Emergency responders tried to revive the man, but police said he died at the scene. The man was later identified as 26-year-old Steven Christopher Richardson

Police said the incident is being investigated as a homicide.

In an update, police said there is no suspect information at this time.

 Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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