Newport News shooting leaves man dead

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened in the 300 block of 55th Street Saturday.

The call came out at 2:08 p.m. Once officers arrived on scene they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics pronounced the man dead on scene.

Police later identified the victim as 30-year-old Quintez Moore.

Officials also confirmed that a woman who lived inside the home was detained at the scene.

Reports say at least one person was inside the home at the time of the shooting and that detectives are knocking on neighbors' doors, trying to piece together what may have happened.

Police say the house where the shooting happened is a group house where multiple people rent out rooms.

Authorities also said that for the many people living in the area, they do not believe anyone else is in danger.

Detectives are currently investigating the circumstances of this shooting. The investigation remains ongoing.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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