NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - More gun violence continues in Hampton Roads this weekend. A 19-year-old man was taken to the hospital with a serious injury after a shooting took place Saturday afternoon.
Around 2:06 p.m., Newport News Police responded to a shooting in the 300 block of Deputy Lane. Many people stood outside watching wondering what happened one of those people being the man's grandmother, who found out what happened shortly before 3 p.m.
Only on News 3, Mary Jones, the victim's grandmother said, "My daughter called me and I thought she was playing, but then I thought what a cruel joke and I asked her again are you kidding me? She said mom for real come, I need you. I got in the car and I flew down here."
As of now, what we know is the shooting happened just after 2 p.m. outside of the home. According to police, the 19-year-old was taken to a hospital due to serious injuries and he's in critical condition.
Currently, there is no suspect information and the shooting is still under investigation.
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