15-year-old boy fighting for his life after accidental shooting in Newport News

Posted at 7:08 PM, Jul 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-24 10:56:24-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Police are investigating after a teenager walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound on Saturday.

Around 6 p.m., officers were dispatched to a local hospital in reference to a 15-year-old male who walked into the hospital with a gun shot wound.

The victim was then transferred to Riverside Regional Medical Center where his injuries are reported to be life-threatening.

The exact location of the shooting is still being investigated. 

On July 24 police said that this incident was determined to be accidental.