Teen shot in the buttocks in Newport News

Posted at 10:35 PM, Nov 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-14 09:29:54-05

Newport News, Va. – A 16-year-old male was hospitalized after being shot in the buttocks in Newport News on Friday night.

The teen was walking in the 1500 block of Ivy Avenue at 9:45 p.m. when a black or dark-colored car drove by.

At least one person in the vehicle fired a shot, striking the victim in the buttocks, according to police.

His injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.