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Homicide investigation underway after man dies on 25th Street in Newport News

Police say they found a man with a gunshot wound in the 1100 block of 25th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — A homicide investigation is underway in Newport News Friday night.

According to the Newport News Police Department, officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 1100 block of 25th Street just after 8:30 p.m. That's in the Chestnut section of the city.

Police say they found 59-year-old John Vorice Claud suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting investigation remains ongoing, police said.

Police haven't released any suspect information but ask anyone with information to call the anonymous Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, or submit a tip online at P3Tips.com or through the P3Tips app. 

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