NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was found shot in Newport News on Wednesday.

Lou Thurston with Newport News Police tells 13News Now dispatchers received a call at 1:37 p.m. reporting a shooting in the 1100 block of 42nd Street.

Upon arrival, officers found the teen shot in the upper right leg.

The boy was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.