Man shot while walking on 44th Street in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A man was shot late Sunday night in Newport News while walking along a street, police say.

Newport News police say officers were called to 44th Street — between Jefferson and Madison avenues — just after 11:45 p.m. for a shooting. A 43-year-old mna told police he was walking along 44th Street when he was approached by a a dark-colored vehicle.

The man claimed  heard gunshots and was struck in the hip. Police say he was taken to the hospital with an injury that was not considered life-threatening.

If you know anything about this shooting, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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