Police: 23-year-old shot in the leg over shoes

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A 23-year-old was shot in the leg when he tried to sell shoes to two people in Newport News, police say.

The Hampton man was in the 500 block of Pavilion Place around 3:30 p.m. with two pairs. While he showed them to the potential buyers, one of them pulled out a gun and fired several shots at the victim, according to authorities.

The victim was shot twice in the leg and later treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries, the release stated.

Anyone with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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