Newport News shooting leaves man dead

Posted at 2:58 PM, Mar 09, 2019

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department was investigating a shooting that happened in the 300 block of 55th Street in March.

The call came out at 2:08 p.m. Once officers arrived on scene they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics pronounced the man dead on scene.

Police later identified the victim as 30-year-old Quintez Moore.

Officials also confirmed that a woman who lived inside the home was detained at the scene.

Reports said at least one person was inside the home at the time of the shooting and that detectives are knocking on neighbors' doors, trying to piece together what may have happened.

Police said the house where the shooting happened is a group house where multiple people rent out rooms.

Authorities also said that for the many people living in the area, they do not believe anyone else is in danger.

After an investigation police said there will not be charges filed in this case against anyone and that the shooting was justified. They did not go into any further detail.

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