Son arrested after father fatally shot in Newport News

Generic: Newport News Police
Posted at 9:26 PM, May 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 11:57:03-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A father has died following a shooting in Newport News Sunday evening.

Around 8:09 p.m., Newport News police responded to a shooting in the 1100 block of 73rd Street.

When they arrived at the scene, they found a man outside suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital where he died.

The man was identified as 48-year-old Nasombia Jamar Richardson, of Newport News.

According to police, the shooting was domestic-related, and the relationship between the two was father and son.

27-year-old Gabriel Maliq Sanders-Richardson, of Newport News, was arrested in connection with this incident. He is charged with one count each: second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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