15-year-old’s life-threatening gunshot wound was accidental, NN police say

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A 15-year-old boy’s injuries are considered life-threatening after he was shot in the abdomen on Saturday, July 20.

Police have determined the shooting was accidental.

The teen was first taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital just before 6 p.m. with the gunshot wound, before being transferred to Riverside Regional Medical Center.

Police say there are no suspects being sought.

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