Man injured in early morning shooting in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A shooting on Jefferson Ave. left a man wounded early Wednesday morning.

According to police, police received a call for a shooting on Jefferson Avenue, near Hampton Avenuem, around 2:30 a.m.

When they arrived officers found a 26-year-old man who had been shot in the upper body. Paramedics took the man to a local hospital, where he is expected to recover.

Police do not have a description of the suspect and are actively investigating the shooting, according to a news release.

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