Man shoots towards 7-Eleven ceiling in Newport News before robbing it

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — An unknown man went inside a 7-Eleven store and shot a gun towards the ceiling before demanding cash early Friday morning. 

Newport News police say they were dispatched to the store located in the 9000 block of Center Avenue around 3:15 a.m. for the incident. 

When they arrived to the scene, the store employee told police the suspect came into the store and shot a weapon towards the ceiling before leaving with cash from the store. 

Police say there were no injuries reported from this incident. Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1 (888) LOCK-U-UP. 

Stay on WAVY.com for updates. 

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