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Police investigate after man injured in Newport News shooting

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Posted at 9:57 AM, Sep 28, 2020

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Monday morning.

Around 12:15 a.m., Newport News police responded to the 300 block of Pear Tree Court for a report of a shooting.

When police got there they found a 27-year-old Newport News man inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said he was taken to a local hospital for treatment of an injury that was not believed to be life-threatening.

The location of the incident and circumstances surrounding it remain under investigation.

No suspect information is available at this time as police investigate.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit an anonymous tip online at P3Tips.com.