NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police say an adolescent boy was among three people who were injured following several incidents in Newport News over the span of five hours.
The first shooting occurred in the 800 block of 36th Street just before 9 p.m. Monday.
Police say a 15-year-old boy sustained injuries that appeared to be life-threatening. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment. His current condition has not been released.
No suspect information is available at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.
Around the same time, police were called to a business in the 5000 block of Marshall Avenue for the report of a woman being assaulted by her husband. Following an investigation, officers charged Marcellus Drake with attempted malicious wounding, maliciously shooting at an occupied motor vehicle, strangling another causing wounding or injury, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, shooting in a public place not causing injury, and assault on a family member.
Around 1:30 a.m., Newport News police responded to another shooting in the 300 block of Royal Springs Court. When they got to the scene, officers found a man with a non life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was sent to a local hospital for treatment.
No further information has been released.
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