Red sedan believed to be used in Newport News shooting where teen was hit in foot

Posted at 9:00 PM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-06 10:01:55-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is investigating after a child was shot in the 200 block of Don Eve Court Thursday.

The call came in at 7:26 p.m.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a 14-year-old boy suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his left foot. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Preliminary investigation revealed that a red sedan occupied by three unknown black males fired shots striking the victim.  After the shooting, the suspect vehicle fled the area. The police investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone who has information about this shooting is asked to call the Newport News Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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