22-year-old man fatally shot in Newport News boarding house

Posted at 7:03 AM, Apr 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-30 12:42:05-04

Newport News, Va. – A 22-year-old was found shot in the hallway of a boarding house on Chestnut Avenue just off of 16th street early Tuesday morning.

Police say Raymond Isaiah Seawright of Newport News was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:15am.

Seawright did not reside at the boarding house. The homicide is the city's sixth of the year.

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