Police investigate shooting death in Newport News

Posted at 3:21 PM, Dec 06, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-06 15:21:16-05

Newport News, Va. – Police are investigating a death in Newport News after they say a man shot himself in the 400 block of Lester Road.

According to Sergeant Randall Rajkumar, dispatch received a call shortly before 12:00 p.m. that a man shot himself.

When they arrived they found the man with what appeared to be a self inflicted gunshot wound, but, at this time, the incident has not been ruled as a homicide or suspicious death.

The male victim is a 27-year-old Newport News resident.

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