Police: Teen shot in hand by acquaintance

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 16-year-old girl has been transported to the hospital after another teen shot her in the hand.

Newport News Police responded to the 2100 block of Madison Avenue , around 8:25 Wednesday morning, after reports of a shooting.

According to police, a 17-year-old boy shot the girl in the hand. Police said the two are acquaintances.

The girl was transported to a nearby hospital, with a non-life threatening injury to her hand.

Police said the 17-year-old is not in custody at this time. Authorities continue to investigate.

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