Man killed in Newport News shooting after confrontation, second man detained

Suffolk police investigate
Posted at 4:21 AM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 04:21:08-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Tuesday morning.

Around 2:30 a.m., Newport News Communications got a call about a shooting in the 1200 block of 21st Street.

Officers responded and found an adult male who was pronounced deceased at the scene by medics.

It was reported to police that a confrontation happened between two males and at some point, shots were fired.

An adult male has been detained and evidence was recovered from the scene, police said.

Officials said they are not looking for anyone else at this time in reference to the incident.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation.