NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are investigating a shooting that injured a teenager, Thursday.

The shooting occurred in the 4500 block of Madison Ave. just before 3 p.m.

When officials arrived on scene they found a 17-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound to his back.

The teen was taken to a local area hospital, his injuries are considered to be non-life threatening.

Police have not released any suspect information.

If you have any information, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.