Scene of shooting along Delmar Lane in Newport News on Jan. 7, 2013. Photo by WAVY/Walter Hildebrand.
Updated: Monday, 07 Jan 2013, 11:52 AM EST
Published : Monday, 07 Jan 2013, 7:40 AM EST
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) - Newport News Police are investigating after witnesses claim a male suspect opened a door and began shooting into an apartment Monday.
Holly McPherson with the Newport News Police Department told WAVY.com a 21-year-old man was injured in the shooting around 3:15 a.m. in the 100 block of Delmar Lane.
“Preliminary information received at the scene was that the victim and some other individuals were in the living room drinking when an unknown [black male] opened the front door and shot into the apartment,” McPherson said.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries, McPherson said. Just after 9 a.m. she said the victim was in critical condition.
He does not live at the apartment.
Anyone with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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