Newport News double shooting now a homicide investigation

Posted at 11:14 PM, Nov 30, 2017

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police say a 23-year-old man has died after a double shooting Thursday night.

Dispatchers received the call at 9:41 p.m. reporting the shooting in the area of 28th Street and Roanoke Avenue.

Police arrived at the scene and found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One victim, a 23-year-old Devin Bryant, was found near the intersection suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries where he was pronounced deceased on Friday morning.

The second victim, a 46-year-old man, was found suffering from gunshot wounds to both of his legs. He was also taken to a local hospital, however, his injuries are reported to be non-life threatening.

According to initial reports, a black SUV was traveling on Roanoke Avenue when someone in the vehicle started shooting.

There is no further information, and the investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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