Newport News shooting

Newport News police investigate outside of an apartment in the 300 block of Deputy Lane on Wednesday afternoon where a 22-year-old York County man was shot. (Andrea Castillo/Daily Press / August 27, 2014)


A 22-year-old man was shot in the leg at a Newport News apartment complex Wednesday afternoon,  police said.

The incident happened about 2:45 p.m. in the 300 block of Deputy Lane, which is in Courthouse Green apartments off of Old Courthouse Way, said Newport News Police Department spokeswoman Holly McPherson.

The victim, a York County resident, told police he was hanging out at the complex and didn't know how he was shot or who shot him. He said he then ran into an apartment occupied by people he knew, McPherson said.

Witnesses told police they heard a shot and several people scattered afterward.

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