NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Two shootings were reported Monday in Newport News, one of which was fatal, police say.
According to police spokesman Brandon Maynard, the shootings happened on opposite ends of the city.
A 24-year-old man was injured in a shooting in downtown Newport News, police say.
Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of 33rd Street around 3:50 p.m. — and found the man suffering from a gunshot wound to his left upper hip.
The man reportedly told police he was in Marshall Courts when shot, and ran to 33rd Street. Police say he could not provide any suspect information.
Police say medics took the man to the hospital with injuries described as non life-threatening.
Maynard says a 19-year-old man was pronounced dead from a gunshot wound in the other incident.
Officers were called to the area just after 3:45 p.m., and made contact with a male and female.
The 19-year-old was suffering from a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead just before 4 p.m., according to Maynard.
Maynard says the shooting is still under investigation.
The incident was initially called in as a code blue, according to Maynard, but there were no suspects and public was not in danger Monday evening.
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