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Newport News man severely injured in shooting, police investigating

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Oct 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-17 13:06:09-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - A Newport News man was hospitalized with a severe injury after a shooting in the 1100 block of 23rd Street Saturday morning.

According to police, dispatch received a call for gunshots heard at 11:54 a.m. The call was upgraded to a shooting at 11:59 a.m.

When officers arrived, they located a 25-year-old man suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. The man was taken to the hospital for further treatment.

Police said there is currently no suspect information, and the investigation remains ongoing.

If you or someone you know can help police in their investigation, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.