1 teen dies after being shot in Newport News


by By 13News


Posted on March 27, 2009 at 10:47 AM

Updated Friday, Oct 30 at 1:19 PM

NEWPORT NEWS - One teen has died and another remains hospitalized following a shooting last month in Newport News.

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It happened on Ridley Circle just before 6:30 p.m. on March 26.

Police say they received two calls about gunfire in the neighborhood.

Residents say the victims were part of a group standing outside and that someone opened fire on the group.

Demetrius L. Hunter, 17, from Newport News, was shot in the head and died on March 30; Cortez Dayshawn Bumphus, 16, of Hampton, was struck in the torso.

Investigators aren't sure whether the incident was gang related.

If you know anything about this double shooting, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.