Police: Man shot while confronting car break-in suspect in Newport News

Posted at 11:33 AM, Dec 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-19 11:33:40-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting that happened in the 500 block of Michael Irvin Drive.

When officers arrived, they found a 36-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim told officers he saw a young black man wearing a red hoodie trying to break into his car. He said when he confronted the suspect, the suspect shot him.

Medics took the victim to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury.

There is no suspect description at this time.

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