Newport News Police arrest suspect wanted for shooting

Posted at 12:03 PM, Jun 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-13 12:32:07-04

Newport News, Va. – Police in Newport News were looking for 34-year-old Reginald Phillips, who is a suspect in a shooting that happened around 2 p.m. on Monday in the 300 block of Deputy Lane.

Reginald Phillips. Photo provided by the Newport News Police Department.

According to officials, police arrived on-scene to find a 28-year-old Newport News man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say that during the altercation, the suspect pulled out a firearm and shot the victim, then fled the scene of the shooting.

The victim was transported to a local hospital for his non-life threatening injuries by medical personnel after police arrived.

Warrants were obtained for Phillips for Malicious Wounding, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, Possession of Firearm by Felon, Threat to Trespass Bodily Injury/Kill and Annoying Phone Calls X2 in reference to this incident.

Phillips was taken into custody on June 13.