Three people injured in Newport News drive-by shooting

Posted at 10:30 PM, Sep 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-19 13:44:38-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Three people were injured in a drive-by shooting in the 800 block of 22nd Street, according to police.

The call came in Monday at 9:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found two shooting victims, a 30-year-old man with a wound to his leg and a 35-year-on man with a wound to his stomach.

Both men were taken by medics to a local hospital.

A third gunshot victim arrived at the hospital a short time later. That victim is a 23-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the foot.

Police say a black sedan drove by and shots were fired from the inside the car.

The victims were standing near another car when the suspect car drove by and shots were fired.

Anyone with any information that may help police is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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