Man hospitalized following Newport News shooting

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – On Tuesday Dispatch Communications received a call for a shooting in the 2000 Block of Wickham Avenue.

The incident was reported at 9:03 p.m. and when police arrived they located a male victim with what appeared to be a life threatening gunshot wound to the lower leg area.

The victim, a 43-year-old man, was treated on scene but shortly after was taken to a nearby local hospital for further treatment. Police say he is in stable condition.

Police say witnesses reported seeing a green colored Acura vehicle leaving the area, when the gunshots were heard.

Police are investigating suspect information.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Google Map for coordinates 36.980787 by -76.410573.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.