Two men shot in Newport News

Posted at 9:36 PM, Mar 15, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-16 22:52:20-04

Newport News, Va. - Two men were shot Sunday night while walking down Wickham Ave. in Newport News.

According to police, around 8:30 p.m. emergency dispatchers got a call about a shooting near Wickham Ave. and Hampton Ave.

When they got there, they found two victims who appear to be adults.  They were taken to area hospitals.  Police say one of the victim's injuries could be life-threatening.

Based on their preliminary investigation, police say the two victims and one other man were walking northbound on Wickham Ave. when two or three men approached them and began firing.

There is no information about suspects yet.