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Police ID man killed in shooting at Newport News apartment

Newport News police say Rodgeric A. Johnson, 45, was fatally shot inside a Denbigh Trace apartment Sunday around 10:52 p.m.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Authorities have identified the man who was shot and killed inside a home near the Jefferson Avenue area Sunday night.

Newport News police said they got a call Sunday, Aug. 8 just before 11 p.m. about a shooting that happened in the 13200 block of Ridgeview Drive. That's located at the Denbigh Trace apartment complex.

When officers got to the scene they found 45-year-old Rodgeric Antonio Johnson from Newport News who had been shot inside one of the units. He died there.

Johnson was a resident of the 600 block of Sea Pines Lane.

Police have not provided any other details at this time, they are working to find the person responsible for the incident.

Anyone with information on the shooting is urged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.