Newport News Police investigate after man shot multiple times

Posted at 12:25 PM, Oct 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-12 12:25:22-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. -Police are investigating after a man was shot mulitple times Wednesday morning.

Police were called to a local hospital Wednesday morning in reference to a gunshot victim that was dropped off.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, a 24-year-old man from Providence Forge. The victim had been taken to the hospital by a female around 6:45 a.m.

The victim had gunshot wounds to his buttocks, groin, thigh and calf. His injuries were said to be non life threatening.

The victim told police the incident happened in the 12700 block of Jefferson Ave. when a group attempted to rob him.

There is no suspect information and the investigation is ongoing. Call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP if you have any information.