Man shot, woman assaulted during incident on 27th Street in Newport News

Newport News

Marquita Finnell was charged with one count attempted malicious wounding and Tevin Bernard was charged with one count each possession of a firearm by a violent convicted felon and possession of marijuana in connection with an incident in Newport News on May 25, 2020 Photos courtesy: NNPD

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Newport News are investigating a shooting that left a person injured overnight Monday.

Emergency communications say they received the call around 2:15 a.m. for the shooting in the 1100 block of 27th Street.

Police arrived to find a large crowd gathered and located a 32-year-old man who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Officers determined there was an altercation that led to the shooting.

A 52-year-old woman reported that she was assaulted by another woman at the same location, but was not injured in the incident. Police later arrested 27-year-old Marquita Finnell on one count of attempted malicious wounding.

During the investigation, officers also took 28-year-old Tevin Bernard into custody. He is facing charges of possession of a firearm by a violent convicted felon and possession of marijuana.

The investigation is ongoing.

Stay tuned to WAVY.com for the latest updates.


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