Juvenile shot in the leg in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Police responded to a juvenile who was shot in the leg in the 4200 block of Morgate Lane on Sunday morning.

Dispatch received the call at 11:16 a.m. According to Detective Misty Holley with Portsmouth Police Department, another juvenile boy was playing with a gun that they found outside which resulted in a 9-year-old being shot in the leg.

He was transported to Norfolk Sentara General with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is still ongoing and charges are pending in this case.


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