19-year-old shot in the jaw in Newport News

Newport News Police say just before 7, they got a call about a shooting around Preakness Drive and Colony Road

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

Around 7 p.m., dispatch was advised of a shooting in the area of Preakness Drive and Colony Road. When officers arrived they found the teen.

Witnesses say the victim was approached by a gray sedan and someone inside the vehicle fired shots.

The gray sedan was then observed leaving the area.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Anyone with information about the shooting are asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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