Woman injured after shots heard in Newport News

Newport News Police car genericc

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A woman in Newport News went to the hospital after multiple shots were heard in the area she was Friday afternoon.

Just after 4 p.m., dispatchers received a 911 call for gunshots heard in the 13200 block of Aqueduct Drive, according to Donald Watt with Newport News police.

Officers arrived and encountered a woman who lived nearby who said she thought she was shot in the foot. While police confirm she had a very minor injury to her foot — one that was not life-threatening — they can’t confirm she was struck by a bullet, Watt said. The woman was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Police have not been able to confirm a shooting took place, but say between two to eight gunshots were heard in the area.

No further information has been released. Stay with WAVY.com for updates on this developing story.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s