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NEWPORT NEWS -- Police have identified the victim in the deadly shooting took place in the 600 block of Ridley Circle shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

They say he's 33 year-old Jamar Sherald Clarke, of the 600 block of Ridley Circle.

Emergency dispatchers originally received a call about gunfire in the area. While officers were on their way to the neighborhood, the nature of the incident was upgraded to a shooting inside a home.

Police say the victim was hit several times in his upper body.

Police think a white Ford Crown Victoria or Chevrolet with a push bumper on the front may be connected to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-UP. Callers can remain anonymous.
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