Fight outside Newport News nightclub leaves one shot and one stabbed

Posted at 5:38 AM, Aug 10, 2017

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A fight outside Alley Nightclub in Newport News early Thursday left one person with a stab wound and another with a gunshot wound.

Newport News Police were called around 1:45 a.m. by an off-duty officer in reference to a man who had been stabbed in the upper chest area.

When police got on scene, witnesses told them a large fight had started outside the nightclub and multiple people were assaulting one man, ultimately stabbing him.

The man was taken to the hospital and is fighting for his life. The man was unable to give a description of his attacker to police.

A 26-year-old man was shot during the fight, Hampton Police say. His injuries are not life threatening and he is expected to be okay.

Hampton Police and Newport News Police share jurisdiction at the Alley. We are staying in contact with both departments as they follow all leads in the case.

If you know anything that can help police, take action and call the crime line at 1-888-LOCK U UP.