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Newport News Police: man found dead from gunshot wound identified

Officers found a man dead from at least one gunshot wound. His body was found near Heritage Way

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Newport News Police shared the identity of a homicide victim Monday morning, after officers found a man's body near Heritage Way on Friday.

That day, around 9:50 a.m., officers responded to a call for service of a dead body.

At the scene, officers found a man with at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at 9:58 a.m.

He's now been identified as a 23-year-old man, named Xavier Rashad Parker.

Police have not shared any suspect information yet. 

If you know anything about this crime, call the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online at p3tips.com.