Police: Man shot in leg while sitting on his front porch

Posted at 12:10 PM, Oct 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-15 12:10:05-04

According to Chesapeake Public Information Officer Kelly O’Sullivan, a man was hospitalized Monday morning after being shot while sitting on his own front porch.

On Monday morning at 2:30 a.m., Chesapeake police responded to Chesapeake Regional Medical Center in reference to a man who arrived with a gunshot wound to his leg.

The victim told police he was sitting on his porch, located in the 200 block of Hurdle Drive, when a dark colored SUV drove by and an unknown suspect fired one round at him. He  was shot in the leg. Police say he then drove himself to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The case is currently under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call, text, or submit an online tip to the Chesapeake Crime Line.