Two shot, one dead in overnight shooting in Newport News

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A man is dead and another is recovering in the hospital from a gunshot wound after an overnight shooting in Newport News.

Newport News Police got a call just after 12:30 a.m. saying a man was outside the police precinct with a gunshot wound in his leg. Investigators tell News 3 the victim is a 31-year-old Virginia Beach man who drove himself to the police department on his motorcycle after being shot.

That man's injuries are not life-threatening, but he was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Just after police got this call, they received another one to the 1700 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Upon arrival, officers found another victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and he was pronounced dead on scene. Police say the victim is 48-year-old Ribert Minter Jr. of Newport News.

The crime scene was focused around a building between 17th and 18th Streets in a gray building, as well as outside the side door of Newport News Police Dept. South Precinct.

Right now police are still looking for the suspect or suspects in this case. They do believe the two shootings are related and are asking the public to report any information that can lead to an arrest.

Call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK U UP to report. Your tips will remain anonymous.

Stay with WTKR News 3 for updates to this incident.

Google Map for coordinates 36.975844 by -76.417125.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.