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.