NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Police are investigating after someone shot and damaged a sports bar in Newport News.

The Daily Press reports (http://bit.ly/2qyB9I3) Newport News police spokesman Harold Eley says officers responded to a report of gunshots on Thursday morning at TJ’s Sports Tavern.

Eley says a bartender told police that she heard a series of rapid shots. When officers arrived, they observed several bullet markings in the front of the building.

Police say multiple bullets went through the window and door. Some fragments were recovered and placed into evidence.

No injuries were reported and the investigation is ongoing.


Information from: Daily Press, http://www.dailypress.com/

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