Police investigating two shootings in Newport News

Posted at 9:48 PM, Jul 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-25 22:39:27-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department is investigating two separate shootings that left two men injured Thursday night.

Shortly before 9 p.m., the Newport News Police and Fire Departments responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Crossings Court and the Denbigh Boulevard Access Road.

Officers arrived to find the 55-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment for injuries that are said to be non-life-threatening.

The circumstances of this shooting are unknown at this time.

Just before 10 p.m., police responded to the area of 9th Street and Ivy Avenue in reference to another shooting.

Officers arrived to find a 26-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim told police he was walking when a dark-colored sedan drove by and someone inside the vehicle fired shots.

This victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His injuries are also said to be non-life-threatening.

The investigation for both shootings remain ongoing.

Anyone who has information about either of these incidents is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online at

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