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NEWPORT NEWS -- A teen was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after being shot outside a Newport News apartment building, police said.

According to police, the victim was possibly participating in illegal activity and was shot by two men while outside an apartment in the 500 block of Diplomat Court.

After being shot, the victim ran into an acquaintance's apartment.

Police say they found the 18-year-old victim lying on the floor, suffering from gunshots wounds to his upper body.

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

No information about possible suspects was released.

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