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Teen shot in the leg in Newport News

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Posted at 6:50 PM, Jan 15, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-16 06:31:47-05

Newport News, Va. – A 16-year-old is recovering after being shot in the leg on Madison in Newport News on Wednesday.

Police say they received calls about the incident at 4:38 p.m. about shots fired in the area.

They say the teen’s injuries are not life threatening.

They say the victim is listed as a runaway and had a detention order for probation violation.

Police believe two people may have been shooting at one another and a house and a car were hit during the incident.

No one inside of the home or the car were injured.

Stay with NewsChannel 3 for more updates as we learn more.