2 in critical condition after shooting in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Two men were shot near Wickham Avenue and Hampton Drive in Newport News shortly after 8:30 p.m. Sunday night.

According to Officer Holly McPherson, the preliminary investigation revealed three men were walking northbound on Wickham Avenue when they were approached by two to three males. After approaching the victims, the suspects began shooting at them.

Two of the victims, a 21-year-old and a 23-year-old, were transported to area hospitals with gunshot wounds, while the third man was not injured. Both of the shooting victims remain at the hospital in critical condition.

Police say there is no suspect information or motive at this time.

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