Newport News man shot in thigh in drive-by shooting

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that happened Wednesday night on 24th Street. 

Police say a 19-year-old Newport News man was sitting on his porch in the 1200 block of 24th when a dark colored vehicle drove by and occupants inside started firing. The man was struck in his right thigh, but police say the wound was non life-threatening. Dispatchers received the 911 call at 5:18 p.m.

There’s no suspect info at this time, but the investigation is ongoing. Call the Crime Line if you have any info that could help police.

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