21-year-old shot in Newport News

Posted at 9:45 PM, Oct 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-20 23:05:23-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating the cause of a shooting that happened in Newport News Friday evening.

Officials say police responded to calls about a shooting around 8 p.m. at the 700 block of 34th St.

Officers arrived to find a 21-year-old Newport News man with gunshot wounds to his leg and abdomen.

He was transported to a local hospital by medics with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

Police say a witness saw a black Hyundai leaving the scene at a high speed after shots were fired.

This is still an ongoing investigation with more information to come.

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