2 teenagers hospitalized after Newport News shooting

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Posted at 6:09 AM, Oct 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-31 06:09:49-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Two juveniles were hospitalized after a shooting in Newport News Saturday afternoon.

According to the Newport News Police Department, at 4:11 p.m., officers responded to the 1300 block of Garden Drive after a report of gunshots in the area. When they arrived, they found a teenage male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Officers were also informed of a second teenage male victim who was driven to Newport News Fire Station 2. He was also suffering from a gunshot wound.

Both teenagers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say there is currently no suspect information, and the shooting remains under investigation.

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