Woman in critical condition after home invasion shooting

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a woman was shot during a home invasion in Portsmouth, Wednesday night.

Officers responded to the scene in the 2100 block of Queen Street, around 8:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a 49-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the torso. She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. Police say she is in critical condition.

Police say someone saw three unknown suspects get into a vehicle before fleeing the area. Police have not released any information on the suspects.

Police also say that someone fired into another home on that street two minutes after the home invasion incident. Officers say someone was inside the house, but no one was hurt.

They have not said if the two shootings are related.

If you have any information about this crime, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.


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