Man shot in Newport News late Sunday evening

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Newport News Police Department responded to a shooting at the intersection of 39th St. and Chestnut Ave., where a 21-year-old man was found shot in the calf.

Police responded to the call at 10:27 p.m.

Police say that the victim was riding in the passenger seat of a car when a dark colored Dodge sedan pulled up next to the vehicle and started firing. The victim was shot in the calf.

He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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

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