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Chesapeake shooting leaves one person dead; police investigating as homicide

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Posted at 11:53 PM, Jun 30, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 15:00:08-04

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Police are investigating a shooting in the 1700 block of Hoover Avenue that left a male victim dead Tuesday night.

Police received a call about an injured person at 9:11 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found that the victim, a male, had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no suspect information to report at this time.

On Wednesday, police identified the victim as 19-year-old X'zavier Roberts of Norfolk.

The investigation is in the early stages.

Police are actively investigating this incident to determine what led to the shooting.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online at P3tips.com or via the P3Tips app.

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