Woman walking in Newport News shot in leg

Posted at 6:04 PM, Jul 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-29 23:53:13-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating after a woman who was walking outside was shot in the leg in a possible drive-by shooting

Shortly after 4:30 p.m., a 24-year-old woman was walking in the 1300 block of Roanoke Ave. when she heard four shots and was hit by a bullet in the lower leg.

According to police, her injury was deemed non life-threatening at the scene. She was taken to Riverside Regional Medical Center for treatment.

A black SUV and a silver four door vehicle were observed speeding from the area.

If you have any information that could assist police in their investigation, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.