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16-year-old girl shot in Newport News

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Posted at 10:18 AM, Sep 24, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-24 14:09:14-04

Newport News, Va. – A teen was shot Wednesday morning in Newport News, police tell NewsChannel 3.

Police responded at 8:25 a.m. to the 2100 block of Madison Avenue for a shooting. Police say a 16-year-old Newport News girl was shot in the hand by someone she knew, a 17-year-old boy, also of Newport News.

The victim was transported to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury to her hand.

The suspect is not in custody at this time, police say.