Two shot, one dead in overnight shooting in Newport News

Posted at 4:06 AM, Sep 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-07 10:27:20-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A man is dead and another is recovering in the hospital from a gunshot wound after an overnight shooting in Newport News.

Newport News Police got a call just after 12:30 a.m. saying a man was outside the police precinct with a gunshot wound in his leg. Investigators tell News 3 the victim is a 31-year-old Virginia Beach man who drove himself to the police department on his motorcycle after being shot.

That man's injuries are not life-threatening, but he was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Just after police got this call, they received another one to the 1700 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers found another victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and he was pronounced dead on scene. Police say the victim is 48-year-old Ribert Minter Jr. of Newport News.

The crime scene was focused around a building between 17th and 18th Streets in a gray building, as well as outside the side door of Newport News Police Dept. South Precinct.

Right now police are still looking for the suspect or suspects in this case. They do believe the two shootings are related and are asking the public to report any information that can lead to an arrest.

Call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK U UP to report. Your tips will remain anonymous.

Stay withWTKR News 3 for updates to this incident.