Police: Man shot in Norfolk, taken to hospital

Norfolk police on the scene of a reported shooting Oct. 12, 2017, on Brambleton Avenue. A man was taken to the hospital in unknown condition. Credit: WAVY/Kara Dixon.

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A man has been taken to the hospital following a shooting Thursday morning in Norfolk.

Police say they received a call around 11:30 a.m. of a gunshot victim in area on Brambleton Avenue, just off St. Pauls Boulevard.

A 22-year-old man was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. WAVY’s Matt Gregory reports the man was alert and talking to police before he was transported.

His injuries were not life-threatening, according to police.

Police are now trying to figure out where the man was shot. Officers were seen Thursday at the Young Terrace area with a metal detector, and marking evidence.

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