Newport News police car hit by gunfire

Posted at 9:58 AM, Jan 01, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-01 11:15:05-05

Newport News, Va. – On Wednesday morning, a Newport News police car was hit by gunfire while on patrol.

Police say this happened just after 1:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day.

The police car was in the area of Circuit Lane and Deputy Lane after getting calls about shots fired in the area. The marked patrol car was hit in the right rear door by a bullet.

The officer was not hurt during this incident police say.

Police are still investigating this case.

NewsChannel 3 will continue to update this story as we learn more.