NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A 19-year-old was shot in Newport News Wednesday night.

Emergency Communications received a call around 9:15 p.m. in the 900 block of Ivy Avenue.

Police found the Newport News man inside a convenience store suffering from a gunshot wound to his right leg. The victim said he was walking to the store when he heard shots fired.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.