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One dead in Newport News shooting; Suspect in custody

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Posted at 3:38 PM, Jul 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-18 15:38:53-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police responded to a shooting in the 600 block of 18th St. Tuesday afternoon.

Newport News Communications received a call of gunshots at approximately 3:19 p.m. and dispatched officers to an apartment building to check on the welfare.

They located a man inside who was pronounced dead by medics at approximately 3:26 p.m. He has been identified as 26-year-old Michael Stanley.

Police say they have arrested 24-year-old Najee Lamont Henley and charged him with 1st Degree Murder, Maliciously Shooting into an Occupied Building, Discharging a Firearm without Cause of Bodily Harm, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.