Man shot in Newport News Monday morning

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va.(WAVY) — Detectives are looking for a suspect after police say a 27-year-old man was shot Monday morning in Newport News.

Officers found a man shot in the leg around 2:00 a.m. on Jefferson Avenue, a few blocks north of 39th Streets. The man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Police say officers talked with people at the scene who said the victim may have been shot after a fight with a group of people.

The victim did not cooperate with officers, according to police.

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