Woman shot overnight in Newport News

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NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – A woman is recovering after being shot overnight in Newport News. 

Dispatch said they received a call at 2:21 a.m. from Hampton dispatch in reference to a fight at 76th Street and the city line. The call was upgraded to gunshots heard and then a shooting in the 900 block of Emma Kate Court. 

Upon arrival, officers located a 22-year-old woman suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to her lower body. She was transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

If you have any information on this shooting, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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