10/1 7:30 A.M. Update: Victim identified as 43-year-old Darron Gerard Spruill, who lived at the home. Detectives spoke to family members who identified several people as being in the area; sSome indicated hearing three to five gunshots. No one has come forward as a witness in this shooting/homicide.

NEWPORT NEWS-- Police were investigating the shooting death of a man Monday night.

Officers received a call of shots fired around 8:15 p.m in the 1500 blk of Ivy Avenue.

According to police spokesperson, Harold Eley, the man, in his 40's or 50's, was pronounced dead at the scene around 8:26 p.m.

The major crimes unit is investigating the shooting as a homicide.

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