Police investigate shooting in Newport News

Posted at 12:54 PM, Nov 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-23 17:16:36-05

Newport News, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday morning at approximately 11:51 a.m. in the area of 18th Street and Ivy Avenue.

Police say when they arrived on scene, they found a 22-year-old man who had been shot several times.

The victim was transported to a local hospital. His condition is currently unknown.

Police say the victim told them he was standing in the area when he was approached by another man who shot him.

The victim told police the shooter was wearing a camouflage jacket.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.