Woman killed after shooting in Newport News, suspect shot by officer

Posted at 4:59 PM, Aug 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-17 22:34:35-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating after a shooting left one woman dead Saturday afternoon. 

Around 3:34 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Ottis Street in reference to a shooting.

When officials arrived they found an adult black female with at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at 3:41 pm. 

Photo provided by the Newport News Police Department

Police spoke with reporter Erin Miller, saying that this incident appears to be domestic in nature and took place at the Circle K off Kiln Creek Parkway.

This shooting is connected to the officer involved shooting that was reported to have happened at Peninsula Drive and Fairfax Avenue.

Three people have been shot in the officer involved shooting: one officer, one civilian, and the murder suspect they believe shot and killed the victim.

If you have any information please call 911 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK- YOU-UP. 

There are no further details at this time.

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