Police: Double shooting off Poplar Avenue in Newport News

Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Two men were shot off of Poplar Avenue Saturday evening.

Newport News Police say they were notified about the shooting around 7:30 p.m. It happened in the 200 block.

Police found a 48-year-old man and a 31-year-old man with gunshot wounds when they got to the scene. Both were taken to the hospital for treatments.

The 48-year-old man has life-threatening injuries, according to police. The 31-year-old is expected to be okay.

Police say a dark-colored van reportedly drove by firing multiple shots while the two men were standing outside.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online.

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