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Report: 3 children shot in Newport News


Police are investigating after three children, all under the age of 16, were shot on Monday in Newport News, according to WAVY.

The first shooting happened around 6:16 p.m. in the 800 block of 36th Street. A 16-year-old boy was shot in the arm.

The second shooting happened almost an hour later in the 700 block of 35th Street, a block away from the other shooting. A 10-year-old and a 14-year-old were shot.

All three are were taken to the hospital. Police do not know if the shootings are connected at this time, but they say they are looking for a black SUV.

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