Two injured in shootout in shopping center parking lot in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) — Two men were injured in a shootout Tuesday night in the parking lot of the DW Shopping Center on Warwick Boulevard. 

The shootout happened in the 14000 block of Warwick in the Denbigh area of city, and dispatchers received a call at 8:17 p.m.

Police say two men started shooting at each other in the parking lot and one, a 25-year-old Newport News man was hit multiple times in the abdomen. 

He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Another man, a 30-year-old from Newport News, was struck in his legs by bullets and hit once in his hands. 

Police ask anyone with information about the incident to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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