Police: Man shot in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Detectives say a man was injured during a shooting in Portsmouth Monday night.

Police dispatchers got a 911 call a little after 7 p.m. about a gunshot victim in the 1400 block of Silver Maple Drive, according to Detective Misty Holley with the Portsmouth Police Department. Officers responded to the area, but couldn’t find the victim or the crime scene.

Holley said it wasn’t long after that when a man walked into Sentara Careplex Hospital in Hampton with a gunshot wound to the back. She said he indicated he had been shot in the Churchland section of Portsmouth.

Holley said a possible crime scene was then located in the 20 block of River Green Court. Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit are investigating.

The extent of the victim’s injury has not been released.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.

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