Newport News 21-year-old shot in leg

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Someone shot a 21-year-old man in the leg Wednesday morning in Newport News.

Police said they found the victim just after 8 a.m. in the 900 block of Taylor Avenue with a gunshot wound that isn’t life threatening in his left leg. He told officers he was walking in the 600 block of 12th Street when he was shot. He then said he ran home to call authorities.

He was taken to a local hospital.

Police have not released any suspect information as of now.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

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