Police arrest suspect in connection to Newport News homicide

Police have arrested one person in connection to a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police have arrested one person in connection to a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon. 

Emergency dispatchers received a call about gunfire in the 600 block of 18th Street shortly after 3:15 p.m.

Police went to an apartment to check on the welfare of someone. Officers found 26-year-old Michael Stanley dead inside the apartment. 


Investigators have classified Stanley's death as a homicide. A suspect has been taken into custody, their identity has not yet been released.  

 

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