18-year-old Newport News man injured in drive-by shooting

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Early Saturday night, police responded to the area of 74th and Chestnut Avenue after a man was reportedly shot.

When police arrived, they found an 18-year-old man who had been shot in the leg. He was transported to the hospital and it expected to be okay. 

The victim claims he was standing on the corner when he was shot by someone in a vehicle passing by. There is no description of the car or the suspect. 

This is an ongoing investigation. Stay with WAVY.com for updates. 

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