Police investigate triple shooting in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are investigating a shooting that sent three people to the hospital Monday evening. 

The shooting happened in the 800 block of 22nd Street around 9:30 p.m. 

When officers arrived they found a 30-year-old man who had been shot in the leg and a 35-year-old man who had been shot in the stomach. 

Both men were taken to a local area hospital. A third victim, a 23-year-old male, arrived at the hospital a short time later suffering with a gunshot wound to the foot.

According to police, the suspects were driving by in a dark green 2-door car when they shot at the two men, who were standing near another car. 

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Newport News Crime Line anonymously at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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