Man injured in early morning Newport News shooting

Posted at 6:51 AM, Oct 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-13 06:51:53-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department responded to a shooting early Sunday morning.

According to police, at approximately 4 a.m., dispatch received a call in reference to shots fired. When officers arrived in the 4500 block of Madison Avenue, they spoke with a 23-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound to his lower body.

The man was taken to a local hospital, and his injury was found to be non-life threatening.

Police are still investigating the circumstances of this shooting, and no suspect information is available at this time.

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