Crime Line

Newport News Crime Line – Week of January 14th, 2019

Aggravated Assault

I’m MPO Brandon Maynard .  The Newport News Police Department needs your help to solve a past aggravated assault.

On January 10th, 2019 at 11:04 PM, Newport News Communications received a call of gunshots heard in the 1300 block of 26th Street. Shortly after, the call was upgraded to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, an 18 year-old Newport News man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported by medics to a local hospital for further treatment. There is no suspect information at this time and the investigation remains ongoing.

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