Newport News woman shot in head after man enters home

Posted at 6:19 PM, Dec 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-11 20:29:50-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is investigating a shooting in the 3600 block of Marshall Avenue that left a woman injured Tuesday evening. 

The call came in at 5:39 p.m. Medics were in the area for a call not related to the incident. The victim, a 32-year-old woman, approached medics saying she had been shot.

Police told News 3 the woman was sitting inside her home when a black male entered and fired one round. She was hit in the left side of her head.

Her injuries were initially said to be life-threatening, but the hospital has downgraded it to non-life-threatening.

Police say it’s unclear if this was a domestic incident.

There is no further information.

This is a developing story.

Stay with News 3 for updates.