NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A 12-year-old was shot in Newport News Friday night.

Police received a call around 9:30 p.m. at the Aqueduct Apartments in the 13200 block of Aqueduct Drive in reference to gunshots heard. It was later upgraded to a shooting.

Once officials were on the scene, they found the girl outside suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

The victim was transported to a local hospital by medics. She is expected to be okay.

Police are still at the location investigating. No further information has been released at this time.

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