Man shot in head, neck in drive-by shooting in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police are searching for the person who opened fire on vehicle Wednesday night, hitting a man in the head and neck.

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. at 25th Street and Buxton Avenue, according to the Newport News Police Department, but officers say medics found the injured victim on 24th Street.

Police say the victim, a 25-year-old man, was sitting inside a vehicle with another man when a vehicle passed by and started shooting.

It’s unclear how the victim made it to the 1300 block of 24th Street where police and medics found him.

The shooter is still at large, according to officers, who say they have no information about the suspect or the suspect’s car.