Homicide investigation underway after Hampton shooting leaves one dead

Posted at 4:47 AM, Oct 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-05 04:47:46-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police were investigating after a body was found early Friday morning.

Dispatch received the call at 3:13 a.m. about a body in the 100 block of Rose Court. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics pronounced the man deceased on arrival.

Police later said the shooting happened in Hampton but the body was located in Newport News.

The investigation is ongoing at this time. Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.