Man shot in parking lot of Newport News hotel

Posted at 1:09 PM, Jul 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-13 12:30:15-04

Newport News, Va. – Newport News Police Department are investigating after a man was found shot early Saturday morning in the parking lot of InTown Suites.

Police say just after 3 a.m. they responded to a call for shots fired in the 11900 block of Jefferson Avenue.

Officers arrived on scene and found a 23-year-old man who had been shot several times.

Medics transported the victim to a local hospital with what was believed to be life-threatening injuries. According to medical staff at the hospital it appears the victim is expected to live.

Police say they do not have any description on any suspect but they are continuing to investigate.

If anyone has any information about the shooting, you are asked to contact the Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.