Man charged after shots fired in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – At 12:35 a.m. on July 25, police were informed about an incident that took place a day prior involving shots fired into a dwelling in the 600 block of Ridley Circle.

Police report that a man was standing outside a residence when 21-year-old Courtney Leach approached and began shooting a semi-automatic handgun in the direction of the victim.

Three other females were standing nearby the gunfire, but no one was injured.

Leach was arrested by police on July 30.

Courtney Leach