NEWPORT NEWS -- A man who was shot Monday night in Newport News has life-threatening injuries, police say.

Officers were called toapartments in the 4200 block of Newsome Drive around 9:15 p.m. Neighbors say they heard as many as three gunshots.

Police say they're searching for three males who may have been involved in the shooting.

Friends of the victim, who hasn't been identified, say they hope those involved are caught.

'It tore me up to see him like that, you know. It's just bad whoever's doing all this shooting out here. It's terrible out here. People get shot everywhere,' said Kim Whitlow.

The circumstances that led to the shooting weren't available late Monday.

Call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP if you have any information that can help.

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