Newport News Police investigating after man fatally shot outside apartment building

Generic: Newport News Police
Posted at 4:47 AM, Jun 28, 2021

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating after a man was fatally shot outside of an apartment building late Sunday night.

According to police, officers were called to the 7100 block of Belvedere Drive at 10:08 p.m. for reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found the victim outside the building suffering from a gunshot wound.

Medics also responded, and 37-year-old Andre Lamont Ford, of Hampton, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives and NNPD's forensic team are still investigating the shooting.

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