Male killed, female injured in shooting on 32nd Street in Newport News Thursday

WAVY News 10
WAVY News 10

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police said two people were shot, one fatally, on 32nd Street Thursday night.

Police said officers responded to gunshots in the 1200 block of 32nd Street around 8:30 p.m.

Officers arrived to find a male and female outside of a home who had been shot.

Both were taken to the hospital. The male died later at the hospital. The female’s injuries are not considered life-threatening.

On Monday, police identified the homicide victim as 24-year-old Occoneechee N. Meechee Jr., of Newport News.

The female shooting victim is a juvenile.

The circumstances of the shooting remain under investigation.

Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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it's the city's responsibility to take care of those areas of their city. People need to call the mayor and complain until something is done. The city should be held accountable for the bottom.


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