Newport News man dies weeks after shooting

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A Newport News man shot last month has died.

NNPD spokesman Lou Thurston told someone shot 31-year-old Alton Gregory Williams at the corner of 12th Street and Ivy Avenue around 1 p.m. on December 11.

He had been shot in the hip and was treated at a local hospital for what was originally described as a “non-life threatening injury.” Williams died Monday, January 5.

Police want anyone with information about this shooting to call the Crime Line at 1-800-LOCK-U-UP℠.

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