Police believe teen shot during drug deal in Newport News

Police believe teen shot during drug deal in Newport News

Police believe teen shot during drug deal in Newport News

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on November 14, 2013 at 10:22 AM

Updated Thursday, Nov 14 at 12:12 PM

Adams Drive shooting Newport News

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11/14 UPDATE: Police spokesman Harold Eley tells WVEC.com "It now looks like the shooting was likely the result of a drug transaction which went badly. A possible suspect has been identified."

NEWPORT NEWS--A teen was shot Wednesday evening according to police. 

It happened in the no hundred block of Adams Drive around 7:19 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a 17 yr old male with a gunshot wound to his left thigh. He was taken to the hospital with an injury that was not lifethreatening.  

The victim told police that  two black males approached him, had a a conversation with him,  then shot him.

Both suspects were wearing dark clothing.  One had an afro and the other had a hat on.

Police say they are investigating a motive. 

Anyone with information should call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

 

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