Newport News police investigating second shooting Tuesday afternoon


NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A 17-year-old is in the hospital after a shooting in the Wilson section of Newport News Tuesday evening.

Dispatchers say the received the emergency call just before 6 p.m. for a shooting in the area of Maple Avenue and 19th Street.

Officers arrived and located the victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his arm. He is expected to recover from his injury.

Police are investigating the incident.

This is the second shooting that happened in Newport News Tuesday afternoon. Around 3 p.m. police responded to a shooting on Lassiter Drive and found a gunshot victim dead on the scene.

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