Police ID man found shot dead inside Newport News home

Posted at 4:22 AM, Dec 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-27 18:05:34-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating after a man was found dead inside a home an hour after Christmas Day.

Investigators were called to a home in the 500 block of Logan Place around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, December 26, where they found the 44-year-old shot multiple times.

As of now, authorities believe he was inside the home when he was shot and the suspect was outside.

The victim has been identified as Miacah Archells Cooper.

Neighbors say the shooting has left them scared and concerned.

"I haven't slept in almost two days I've just kind of been up listening and if I do get sleep it's very light. Any small noise will wake me up," says neighbor.

If you anything about the shooting, take action and call the crime line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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