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Two teens shot during fight at Newport News party

Posted at 8:52 AM, Mar 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-05 08:52:52-05

Newport News, Va. – Two people are in the hospital after being shot during a fight at a party early Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the 600 block of Hamilton Drive shortly before 2:30 a.m. on a report of a shooting.

Police investigation revealed that a fight happened during a party when someone started shooting.

A 17-year-old Newport News male was shot in the back and grazed by a bullet in his left thigh. He was taken to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

An 18-year-old Hampton woman was shot in the left thigh.  She was taken to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as a black male between 19-22 years old, between 5’4″ and 5’5″ tall, and about 130 pounds.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information that could help police, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.