Police investigating shooting near Roanoke Avenue

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating at shooting that took place early Friday morning near the intersection of 79th Street and Roanoke Avenue.

Officers who responded to the scene did not find the victim, but located numerous gun shell casings in the area.

Hampton Police Division contacted at around 3:30 a.m. Newport News Police of a gunshot victim at Sentara CarePlex Hospital. The 25-year-old male victim told police that he had been shot getting out of his car near the intersection of 79th Street and Roanoke Avenue.

The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries from the shooting. Police are still investigating this incident.

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