Man found fatally shot at Newport News apartment complex, police investigating

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Posted at 6:03 AM, Feb 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-21 06:07:18-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A man was shot and killed at an apartment complex in Newport News early Sunday morning.

According to the Newport News Police Department, officers received a call for a shooting victim in the area of Oyster Point Road and Nettles Drive at about 3:51 a.m. When officers arrived, they found the victim in the 200 block of Pointer Circle, an apartment building off Nettles Drive.

The adult male victim appeared to have been suffering from a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at 4:01 a.m.

There is currently no suspect information, and the investigation is ongoing.

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