UPDATE 6/2: According to police, the shooting of a 17-year-old Newport News teenager was a self-inflicted gunshot wound and the case has been filed as unfounded.
NEWPORT NEWS -- A 17-year-old is recovering after being shot in the heel Wednesday night.
The teen had stopped to tie his shoe in the 700 block of Adams Drive around 8:40 p.m. when he was shot, according to police spokesperson Holly McPherson.
His injuries are not considered life-threatening. No arrests have been made.