Gunshot victim walks into hospital after Newport News police respond to shots fired call

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A gunshot victim walked into an area hospital not long after police responded to a shots fired call Wednesday night in the 800 block of 35th Street.

The 911 call for the shots fired came in at 7:55 p.m., and at 8:12 another call was received about the walk-in gunshot victim, according to Master Police Officer Brandon Maynard with Newport News Police. 

The 21-year-old Newport News man was shot in the back, but is expected to live.

Police are still in the area investigating and it is unknown if the two incidents are connected. If you know anything about this shooting or the individual(s) involved, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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