Newport News police were responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle Saturday night at a 7-Eleven when they found a teenager with a gunshot wound.
Police were called at 11:13 p.m. about the vehicle at a 7-Eleven in 12400 block of Warwick Boulevard. The department did not describe the vehicle or say why it was reported as suspicious.
Officers found a male teenager inside the vehicle with a gunshot wound that was believed to be life-threatening, police spokeswoman Sarah Ketchum said in a email Monday afternoon.
He was taken to a local hospital for treatment, Ketchum said.
Police have not released any suspect information or said anything about the circumstances of the shooting.
Anyone with information that will help investigators is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online at P3Tips.com.
Jessica Nolte, 757-247-4513, firstname.lastname@example.org
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