Shooting reported in Newport News; Victim walks into nearby ER

Posted at 9:46 PM, Jun 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-25 06:27:08-04

Newport News Police say they responded to a shooting on Tuesday evening in the area of Warwick Boulevard and Bland Boulevard just after 5:00 p.m.

After searching the area for a victim and finding none, officers cleared the scene.

Just after 6:00 p.m., a man walked into a nearby emergency room with a non-life threatening “graze” wound to his head.

Officers determined he was the victim of the earlier shooting incident.

Detectives are attempting to determine exactly what occurred.

Another unrelated shooting was reported around the same time in the 800 block of 29th Street.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.