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Shooting in Newport News leaves man in hospital

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Posted at 5:12 AM, Sep 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 05:12:38-04

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NEWPORT NEWS, VA. – A Newport News man was shot Thursday night in the 2100 block of Madison Avenue.

Police say the call came into dispatch around 10:53 p.m. about the shooting. When police arrived they found a 21- year-old male suffering non-life threatening injuries on his thigh and hand area.

The victim was transported to the local hospital for treatment.

At this time there is no suspect information.

Police do not know if this shooting is related to an earlier shooting on 35th and Marshall Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.