Passenger riding in vehicle shot in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Someone in a car opened fire on another vehicle, injuring the person in the passenger's seat.

Newport News police said it happened in the area of 39th Street and Chestnut Avenue around 10:30 Sunday night.

The 21-year-old man told detectives a dark colored Dodge sedan pulled-up to the vehicle he was riding in, and started shooting.

One of the bullets struck the victim in his left calf.  He's expected to be OK.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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