NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man was shot Wednesday afternoon in Newport News, police say.

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Officers tell 10 On Your Side that the shooting happened around 4:40 p.m. in the 100 block of Tricia Lane. When first responders arrived on the scene, they found a man with a non life-threatening gunshot wound.

He was transported to a local hospital.

A preliminary investigation determined that the shooting happened as a result of a verbal altercation. The suspect and victim knew each other.

No other suspect is wanted.

The investigation is ongoing.

Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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