At about 11:15 P.M. on March 8, 2015 police responded to a report of gunshots heard in the area of the 900 block of Ivy Avenue. As officers were responding, the call was upgraded to a shooting with the victim lying in the street. Officers located the male victim who appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by medics.
The victim has been identified as Dewayne Leroy Parker, 18, with a last known address in the 1100 block of 28th Street in Newport News.
At this time there is no information regarding suspects.
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