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Man killed in early-morning Newport News shooting

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Posted at 4:16 AM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-09 15:36:16-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead following a reported shooting on Aqueduct Drive.

According to police, on July 8, 2020 at 1:29 a.m., dispatch received a call regarding a shooting in the 13200 block of Aqueduct Drive.

When officers arrived, they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound inside a vehicle. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

On Thursday the victim was identified as 29-year-old Eric Brown.

Police have not released any suspect information or the victim's identity, and the incident remains under investigation.