NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A man has been sent to the hospital following a shooting Saturday evening in Newport News.

According to police, the call for the shooting came in around 6:15 p.m. in the first block of Poplar Avenue. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 53-year-old man inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to a local hospital with an injury that police say is possibly life-threatening.

Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was shot during an altercation and that the incident is believed to be domestic-related.

No further information has been released at this time. The investigation is ongoing.

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