VIRGINIA BEACH-- Police are searching for a suspect who allegedly shot a man in the arm around 2:30 p.m. Thursday on Newtown Road.

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

The victim told police the suspect fled the scene, heading towards Lake Edward.

Police believe the suspect is a black male, wearing black pants and a red hooded sweatshirt.

There is no motive for the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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