Newport News man injured in drive-by shooting

Posted at 4:24 AM, Aug 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-10 08:35:26-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The Newport News Police Department responded to a shooting in the 4500 block of Madison Avenue early Thursday morning, police say.

A police department spokesperson says upon arrival, officers located a 32-year-old Newport News man on the front porch of a residence with a single gunshot wound to the lower right abdomen.

The witnesses reported an unknown car drove in front of the residence, and occupants opened fire. The victim and witnesses were unable to provide a vehicle or suspect description, according to release.

Police say the victim was transported to a local hospital and is reportedly stable.

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