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Police investigate fatal shooting in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating after a person was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon.

Fatal shooting in 14200 block of Penrith Lane in Newport News (Photo: Newport News Police)

Fatal shooting in 14200 block of Penrith Lane in Newport News (Photo: Newport News Police)

Officers were called to the 14000 block of Penrith Lane just before 1:30 p.m.

Upon arrival, they located a 23-year-old male victim who was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified by police as Kashawn Cummings.

Cummings had been shot in the upper body and hip.

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A person was shot in the head and killed Monday night less than two miles from the location of this shooting.

If you have any information that could help police in their investigation, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.