Man injured in Newport News drive-by shooting

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. —Newport News Police are investigating a shooting that occurred late Sunday night.

Dispatchers received a call at 11:47 p.m about a shooting in the 700 block of 44th Street.

Officers arrived on scene and spoke with a 43-year-old man, who said he was walking down 44th Street when a dark colored vehicle approached him. The victim said he heard gunshots and was struck in the hip.

Officials say the victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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

 

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