Police: Man shot while trying to break up fight

Portsmouth Police generic

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) Portsmouth police say a man was shot while he was trying to break up a large fight early Saturday morning on Manly Street.

According to a police spokeswoman, just before 1 a.m. police received calls of gunshots in the area of 30 Manly Street and reports of an injured man.

Officers responded to the  area and found a man who was shot in the leg. Medics transported the victim to a local hospital where he underwent surgery. He is expected to recover.

Police have not identified a suspect in the shooting and are asking anyone with information to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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