UPDATE: Police search for suspect in Newport News shooting

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on January 16, 2014 at 12:46 PM

Updated Thursday, Jan 16 at 7:00 PM

Newport News Shooting

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UPDATE 1/16: Police say a 16-year-old runaway was shot in the leg.  His injuries are non-life threatening.  Police say he has an outstanding detention order and is being uncooperative with detectives. 

Police say at least two people were exchanging gun fire.  A residence and a vehicle were also hit by several bullets. 

The identity of the victim has not been released.  
 
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NEWPORT NEWS -- Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in Newport News Wednesday afternoon. 
 
Officers responded to the 700 block of 20th Street around 4:40 p.m. and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.
 
The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Police said.  
 
An investigation is now underway. 
 

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