Man shot in leg in Portsmouth

WAVY/Ferlon Webster

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police confirm a shooting incident Wednesday night.

Detective Misty Holley said a man was shot in the upper back part of his leg in the 600 block of Edwards Street. A 911 call about the incident came in to emergency communications around 10:20 p.m.

The victim’s injuries do not appear to be life-threatening, though he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Holley said there is no suspect information to release at this time. Stay with for updates on this developing story.

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