Man leaving Suffolk party shot in the leg

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) –  A 23-year-old Portsmouth man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning as he was leaving a party in Suffolk.

According to a press release from Suffolk Police, the man walked into Sentara Obici Hospital around 12:40 a.m. with a gunshot wound. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police say the victim, Ernest Brown, was at a party at a home on Wellons Street at the intersection of Wilson Street in downtown Suffolk, when someone started shooting as people were leaving the area.

Police are asking anyone who have any information regarding the shooting to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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