Man killed in Newport News shooting, police investigating homicide

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Posted at 4:33 AM, Apr 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-07 15:23:20-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating after a man was found dead in a home early Wednesday morning.

According to police, the call came in at 2:13 a.m. for a shooting in the 200 block of Menchville Court. When officers arrived, they found an adult man suffering from gunshot wounds.

The man died at the scene. The victim was later identified as 39-year-old Salahud-Din Ibn Shabazz.

The circumstances of this incident are still under investigation, and there is no further information available at this time.

If you or someone you know has information in this case, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3Tips app.