2 teenage boys hospitalized, one with serious injuries, after shooting each other multiple times in Newport News

thumbnail_Image (13).jpg
Posted at 5:31 PM, Dec 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-10 09:57:57-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - The Newport News Police Department is investigating after two teenagers allegedly shot each other in the East End of the city Thursday afternoon.

According to police, the call for the shooting came in at around 4:05 p.m. Officers responded to the 1100 block of 17th Street, where they found two victims, both adolescent boys, who had been shot multiple times.

Both boys were taken to a local hospital for treatment. One of the boys suffered life-threatening injuries and the other suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said Friday that the shooting was between the two boys, and the department does not believe any other parties are involved. The department is not looking for any suspects in this case.

If you or someone you know has information in this case that could help police, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.