19-year-old man dies from injuries after shooting at Newport News apartment building

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Posted at 6:03 AM, Aug 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-09 12:58:04-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A 19-year-old man was killed in a shooting outside of an apartment building in Newport News early Saturday morning.

According to police, at about 1:47 a.m., officers were called to the 500 block of Purlieu Drive for reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside of an apartment building.

The victim was declared dead at the scene.

Police identified the man as 19-year-old Rahymachel Martinez Baro of the 100 block of Alan Drive in Newport News.

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