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Man taken to hospital after Newport News shooting; police investigating

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Posted at 12:13 AM, Jan 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 00:14:03-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police in Newport News are investigating a shooting in the 200 block of Tyler Avenue that left a man seriously injured Wednesday night.

The call came in minutes before 11 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a man who had been shot. Police believe his injuries are life-threatening.

Medics took the man to a local hospital for treatment.

There is no suspect information at this time.

The investigation remains ongoing.

If you have any information about this incident, you are asked to call the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1–888–562–5887) or submit a tip online at P3tips.com.

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