16-year-old shot in the leg on Carol Lane in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A 16-year-old female was found shot in the leg in the 100 block of Carol Lane, Sunday afternoon.

According to dispatch, the emergency call came in at 4:24 p.m. When officers arrived on scene, they found a 16-year-old female with a gunshot wound to her leg. Detectives believe this incident was an accidental shooting.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with, what appeared to be, non-life threatening injuries.

There is no other information at this time.

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