Man shot in back of knee on Terminal Avenue in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Newport News police are investigating after a Hampton man was found suffering from a gunshot wound about 10:00 p.m. Wednesday on Terminal Avenue. 

Police say they originally were sent to the 2000 block of Jefferson Avenue for shots fired and got word from a citizen that the victim was on the ground in the 2100 block of Terminal Avenue. 

The 18-year-old male victim was found suffering from a single gunshot to the back of his right knee, police say. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of the non life-threatening wound. 

Those with information are asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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