Newport News Police investigating homicide, teen victim

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Newport News Police are investigating a homicide.

A call came in around 10:40 p.m. for a shooting in the 5500 block of Marshall Avenue.

Upon arrival, police found a 15-year-old male lying on the ground with at least one gunshot wound to the head.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Due to changes in state code that prevent the identity release of juvenile victims who die as a result of violent crimes, the victim's identity is not public.

There is no suspect information at this time.

This is a developing story, stick with 13News Now for new details.

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