Burglary suspect shot multiple times at Newport News home, police say

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — A male suspect was shot multiple times during a burglary attempt Monday night in Newport News, according to police.

It was originally called in as a burglary in progress at 10 p.m. from the 500 block of Purlieu Drive.

Officers arrived and found the suspect, a 26-year-old man, with multiple gunshot wounds, which were believed to be life-threatening.

Police say the victim of the burglary, a 25-year-old man, shot the suspect, and both the victim and suspect knew each other.

The suspect was taken to the hospital, and the investigation remains ongoing at this time, police say.

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