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Man dies at hospital after Newport News shooting, police investigating

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Posted at 6:11 AM, Jul 24, 2021

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating after a 39-year-old man was killed in a shooting early Saturday morning.

According to police, at 2:23 a.m., officers were called to the 1000 block of 23rd Street in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

On Monday the man was identified as Leroy Clyburn Jr.

Police are still investigating the incident.

If you or someone you know has information that could help police, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app.