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UPDATE 1/16: Police say a 16-year-old runaway was shot in the leg. His injuries are non-life threatening. Police say he has an outstanding detention order and is being uncooperative with detectives.


Police say at least two people were exchanging gun fire. A residence and a vehicle were also hit by several bullets.


The identity of the victim has not been released.

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NEWPORT NEWS -- Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot in Newport News Wednesday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 700 block of 20th Street around 4:40 p.m. and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Police said.

An investigation is now underway.

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