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Charles Fields was murdered on April 16, 2000.

Charles Fields was murdered on April 16, 2000.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police need your help solving a 16-year-old homicide case.

On April 16, 2000 just before 2 a.m., police responded to a shooting in the 1800 block of Roanoke Avenue.

Officers found the victim, identified as 37-year-old Charles Fields, lying on the sidewalk with apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No suspects have been identified and there are no new leads in the ongoing case.

Police are asking for people with information to come forward to help solve the case.

If you know anything about the murder of Charles Fields call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).