NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - A Suffolk man visiting Newport News was shot in the hand when two men attempted to rob him on 36th Street Sunday morning.
Police say the 25-year-old was walking in the 700 block of 36th Street in the city's East End around 8:30 a.m. when two men approached him, pulled out a gun and demanded money. When the man told the suspects he did not have any money, one of the them shot him in the hand.
The bullet went through the man's hand and into his leg, according to police. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The suspects are described as two light skinned black men, both between 5 feet 11 inches and 6 feet tall.
Police are asking anyone with information regarding the shooting to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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