19-year-old dies in hospital after being shot in the head in Newport News

Posted at 5:40 AM, Jun 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-23 21:12:53-04

Newport News, Va. - A 19-year-old died in the hospital Monday evening after he was shot in the head around 11:00 p.m. Sunday night.

Newport News Police responded to a call of a shooting in the 1100 block of 22nd Street and found Rachard Timothy Lewis lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head.

He was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced deceased at 5:25 p.m. Monday.

Police say the only suspect information available at this time is a description of three black men wearing dark clothing.

Detectives have not yet determined the motive behind the shooting.

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