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Man found shot to death in Newport News; community holding C.A.R.E. walk

Newport News police officers found a man shot multiple times just before 2 a.m. Tuesday on Roanoke Avenue.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Police are investigating an overnight homicide in Newport News.

Investigators said they received a call about gunshots heard just before 2 a.m. in the 3000 block of Roanoke Avenue. A few minutes later, they received another call about a possible victim in the 1100 block of 30th Street.

Arriving officers found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have identified the victim as 26-year-old Heath Kevin Williams. There is no suspect information available at this time, and the investigation is ongoing.

Newport News Police Department officials and community members will hold a C.A.R.E. (Community Awareness Reconnection and Education) walk on Wednesday, Sept. 4 in response to the homicide. Those participating in the walk will be meeting in the area of 30th Street and Roanoke Avenue.

Police ask that if you have any information about this shooting, to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.