NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating a shooting where that left a 19-year-old Hampton man with life threatening injuries.
Officers were called to the 2300 block of Chestnut Avenue just before 9:30 p.m.
Upon arrival, they located the victim with a single gunshot wound in the upper body area.
Newport News Police believe the victim's injuries are life threatening.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
A witnesses who was with the victim at the time of the shooting told police that while the pair was walking along Chestnut Avenue they heard 7 to 10 gunshots.
The witness said the pair ran to the 2300 block of Chestnut Avenue where police and medics were called. The witness was not injured.
Police are still searching for a suspect. If you have any information that could help police, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.