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Newport News Police investigate shooting after 15-year-old injured

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Posted at 6:00 PM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 18:00:13-05

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a shooting that left a 15-year-old boy with injuries.

Officials say they received a call at 2:47 p.m., of someone who was shot in the 900 block of Forest Lake Court.

When officers arrived they found a 15-year-old male suffering from police say is believed to be a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital for further treatment.

There is no detailed suspect information at this time and police say the investigation remains ongoing.

If anyone knows anything about this shooting or the individual (s) involved, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887), or go online at P3tips.com . Tipsters may remain anonymous, never have to testify in court, and are eligible for a reward up to $1000 with information leading to an arrest.