One wounded in Newport News shooting

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police are investigating after a Thursday afternoon shooting left one person wounded.

Newport News Communications received a call of gunshots heard in the area of Hampton Avenue and Oak Avenue at 3:48 p.m. The call was immediately upgraded to a shooting.

When officers arrived, they located a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds. He was transported by medics to a local hospital in life-threatening condition.

Upon investigation, the victim identified as 20-year-old Aaron Justice Fryer, died in the hospital Friday afternoon.

If you or anyone you know has information in this case, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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