Man dies at hospital after Newport News triple shooting

Posted at 9:10 AM, Mar 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-20 09:10:07-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating a homicide after a triple shooting in the 1300 block of Roanoke Avenue Thursday afternoon left one person dead.

Just before 3 p.m., officers responded to the area in reference to multiple shots fired. When they arrived on scene, they found three male victims.

Medics took two of the victims to a local hospital with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries.

Police say one of the victims died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

The investigation remains ongoing.

If you have any information about this shooting, you are asked to call 911 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously at

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