Police investigating after man dies in Newport News shooting

Posted at 10:54 PM, Oct 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 16:50:44-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating after a man was shot on Tuesday night.

Around 7:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 7000 block of Madison Avenue in reference to an individual lying in a parking lot.

Officers located a man who was suffering from a gunshot wound when they arrived on scene. The man, identified as 54-year-old Kelvin Smith, was taken to the hospital, where his injury was determined to be life-threatening.

Smith died at the hospital Wednesday morning, police said.

There are no suspects at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

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