Burglary call leads to discovery of gunshot wound

portsmouth police

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Portsmouth Police are investigating a shooting and burglary from over the weekend.

Det. Misty Holley with the Portsmouth Police Department told WAVY.com officers were called to the 10 block of Bender Court around 3 a.m. Sunday for a report of a burglary in progress.

There, they found a person suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. Holley said the person was not the homeowner, but did not say if the person was a suspect.

Holley said the investigation is ongoing and the findings will be taken to the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office to decide if any charges will be filed against anyone involved in the incident.

Further information was not released.

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