Crime Line

Newport News Crime Line – Week of February 12th, 2018


I’m MPO Brandon Maynard.  The Newport News Police Department needs your help to solve a past homicide.

On November 19th, 2016, at 6:30 PM, Newport News Police responded to the Bronx Deli located at 24th Street and Oak Avenue in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was identified as 32 year-old Christopher Alexander Jordan of the 1600 block of Oak Avenue. The victim was transported by medics to a local hospital with  life threatening injuries.

On November 22nd, 2016, Mr. Jordan succumbed to his injuries from the shooting on November 19th. There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

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