Report: 3 children shot in Newport News

Report: 3 children shot in Newport News

NEWPORT NEWS, VA (WWBT) - 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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