Woman shot by stray bullet in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A woman was shot in the leg while walking down a Newport News street Tuesday.

The 36-year-old woman told police she was walking near Jefferson Avenue and 19th Street, around 5 p.m., when she heard what sounded like several gunshots.

Police said the victim realized she had been shot and ran into the Speedy Mart.

The woman was transported to a nearby hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is expected to OK.

There is no suspect information at this time.

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