CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WVEC) — Chesapeake police found 53-year-old Earl Lassiter, from 2000 block of Flower Lane, dead with gunshot wounds early on the morning of September 16, 2018, a news release said.

Chesapeake Police responded to the 2000 block of Timber Lane around 7:11 a.m. and where residents reported there was a man "lying on the ground."

Arriving officers found Lassiter dead at the scene.

Police said residents heard gunshots around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, but it was not reported to police. He was last seen alive around 12:10 a.m.

The incident is under investigation, police said.

Detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify any suspects in this crime. If anyone has any information, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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