11/14 UPDATE: Police spokesman Harold Eley tells 'It now looks like the shooting was likely the result of a drug transaction which went badly. A possible suspect has been identified.'

NEWPORT NEWS--A teen was shot Wednesday evening according to police.

It happened in the no hundred block of Adams Drive around 7:19 p.m.

When police arrived, they found a 17 yr old male with a gunshot wound to his left thigh. He was taken to the hospital with an injury that was not lifethreatening.

The victim told police that two black males approached him, had a a conversation with him, then shot him.

Both suspects were wearing dark clothing. One had an afro and the other had a hat on.

Police say they are investigating a motive.

Anyone with information should call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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