Teen shot while walking outside of Newport News apartment

Posted at 10:13 PM, May 28, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-28 23:19:29-04

Newport News, Va. – A teen was shot in the foot while walking outside of a Newport News apartment on Wednesday night.

The 17-year-old was taken to the hospital for treatment.

The teen told police he was walking through a cut in the apartment building.

He went down to tie his shoe when he was approached from behind by a male who said “hey.”

The teen heard a shot and started running.

He soon realized he’d been hit.

Police are still searching for the suspect.

If you know anything about this case, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.