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Man fatally shoots woman, kills himself in Newport News

Terry Banks, right, speaks about his nephew, Corey Jones, next to Bishop Thomas Masters during a news conference at the Bible Church of God in Boynton Beach, Fla., Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Fired officer Nouman Raja was arrested Wednesday and charged with attempted murder and manslaughter in the Oct. 18, 2015, death of Jones, after a grand jury found the shooting was unjustified. (Greg Lovett/Palm Beach Post via AP)  MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

Terry Banks, right, speaks about his nephew, Corey Jones, next to Bishop Thomas Masters during a news conference at the Bible Church of God in Boynton Beach. Fired officer Nouman Raja was arrested Wednesday and charged with attempted murder and manslaughter.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Newport News police have identified a woman who was fatally shot and her attacker, who shot and killed himself after a police chase.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Naisha Singleton. The suspect has been identified as 32-year-old Reginald Langley.

Police say the incident occurred just after 10 p.m. on Friday when they found a woman fatally shot on the 1100 block of 32nd street.

Officers identified Langley as a suspect and began following his car, which he ultimately crashed.

Police say when officers approached Langley they saw that he was suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

He died at the hospital.

 

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