Newport News man left with life-threatening injuries after shooting

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Thomas Turner. (NNPD)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Police Department responded to a shooting in the 500 block of Catina Way Thursday afternoon.

Dispatch received the shooting call at 4:11 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds to his chest and leg.

The man’s injuries were reported as life-threatening. He was taken to a local hospital for further treatment.

Newport News Police have one subject detained, but say the investigation remains ongoing.

Police said that 22-year-old Thomas Turner was with the victim when police arrived, and was allegedly belligerent and disorderly when officer attempted to assist the victim. He was arrested and charged with two counts of obstruction of justice.

Turner allegedly fled the area with a gun in his hand, concealing it from plain view.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.

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