Police: Man accidentally fires gun when getting off bus in Newport News

Posted at 3:52 PM, May 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-16 15:52:40-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. –  A man accidentally fired a gun while getting off of an HRT bus in the 6100 block of Jefferson Avenue, according to police.

Newport News dispatchers received a call about shots fired on May 16 around 11:18 a.m.

Police say after the gun fired, he got off the bus and ran away from the area.

There were no reported injuries.