Newport News Police investigate homicide after man found dead with gunshot wounds

Posted at 12:45 PM, Sep 26, 2020

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating after a person was found dead Friday.

Around 9:50 a.m., Newport News Police responded to a call for service in reference to a deceased person located near Heritage Way.

When they got to the scene police said they found 23-year-old Xavier Rashad Parker with at least one gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased at 9:58 a.m.

At this time there is no suspect information available as police investigate.

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