44-year-old Hampton man shot, robbed in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 44-year-old man from Hampton was reportedly robbed and shot in the leg on Friday. 

Newport News dispatchers received an emergency call about a shooting in the area of 34th Street and Roanoke Avenue around 8 p.m., according to Newport News Police. 

Officers say they found the victim at the scene. The victim told police two, unknown men robbed him in the 1100 block of 34th Street and at some point during the incident, he was shot in the leg. 

The man was transported to a local hospital for treatment, but his injuries are not considered life-threatening, according to police. 

The incident is still under investigation. 

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