Man shot during home invasion in Newport News

Courtesy of  WAVY viewer Tercell Byrd
Courtesy of WAVY viewer Tercell Byrd

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man was shot and injured early Friday morning during a home invasion on Moyer Road in Newport News.

Police say a 54-year-old man was awoken by the sound of someone inside of his house. He found one suspect at first when he went to investigate.

As he confronted this person, a struggle ensued between him and a second suspect. He was shot in the leg after exchanging gunfire with one of the two suspects.

The suspects left the house after the shooting.

Police were called to the house around 2:30 a.m. Medics took the homeowner to a local hospital with injuries listed as non life-threatening.

10 On Your Side’s Rico Bush will have live updates from the scene this morning.