Newport News Police investigates shooting that injured child

Posted at 11:50 PM, Jul 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-05 09:58:45-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Newport News Police are investigating a shooting that left a child injured Sunday evening.

Police responded to the 1400 block of Hampton Avenue at 10:49 p.m., after receiving a call for a shooting.

When they arrived they found a child who had been shot. She was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

There is currently no suspect information at this time.

This was one of two violent incidents in Newport News overnight. A man was found shot to death in a vehicle in an unrelated incident in the 1000th block of 43rd Street around Midnight.

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