Newport News Police responded to a call of a shooting in the 1100 block of 22nd Street and found Rachard Timothy Lewis lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head.
He was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was pronounced deceased at 5:25 p.m. Monday.
Police say the only suspect information available at this time is a description of three black men wearing dark clothing.
Detectives have not yet determined the motive behind the shooting.
Anyone with information is asked to call Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.