Police: Man shot in the neck and stomach in Portsmouth

Oct. 16, 2017 (Photo courtesy: Walter Hildebrand)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Portsmouth are investigating after a man was seriously injured in a shooting.

Police officials tweeted Monday that dispatch received a call around 3 p.m. for a man shot on Mt. Vernon Avenue.

Responding officers found a man with gunshots wounds in the neck and stomach. The man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police say detectives do not have a suspect or motive for this shooting.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are unclear.

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

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