Man shot multiple times in torso in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Portsmouth police are investigating after they found a man shot multiple times in the 2700 block of High Street Tuesday evening.

Police say the emergency call came in at 7:18 p.m. requesting medical assistance for a man who was shot.

When officers arrived on scene they found an adult male victim with multiple gunshot wounds to the torso, according to Misty Holley, Portsmouth Police spokeswoman. Detectives believe the shooting occurred in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue.

The victim was taken to the hospital by medics to be treated for life-threatening injuries.

There is no suspect information or motive in this case at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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