The investigation in the 600 block of 18th Street is officially a homicide and police have a suspect in custody. The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Michael Stanley of Newport News.
On July 18th, 2017, at 3:19 Newport News Communications received a call of gunshots heard in the 600 block of 18th Street. Officers were dispatched to check the welfare at an apartment and located a male inside who was pronounced deceased by medics at 3:26 PM. There is no detailed suspect information at the investigation remains active. This is being investigated as a possible homicide.