Teen fighting for life after being shot in Newport News

Posted at 10:00 PM, Jan 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-14 05:58:37-05

Newport News, Va. - A teen is fighting for his life after he was shot in Newport News on Wednesday.

Police were called on January 13th at 9:01 p.m.

Officers responded to the area of 18th Street and Ivy Avenue.

When police arrived, they found a 17-year-old who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his lower back.

He was taken to the hospital with possible life-threatening injuries.

Officers are investigating now.

There is no suspect information right now.