Man shot on 18th Street in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 58-year-old Newport News man was shot Thursday evening in Newport News.

Dispatchers received a call about a shooting in the area of 18th Street around 7:18 p.m. Officers arrived on scene to find a man with a single gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The man was taken to a local hospital with what appears to be a non life-threatening injury.

Police say the victim is not being cooperative with authorities and has only said that someone shot him around the corner. It appears that the man was shot somewhere in the 600 block of 18th Street.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Newport News Crime line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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