Man wounded in shooting on Dinwiddie Street in Portsmouth

Posted at 1:20 PM, Sep 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-30 13:20:56-04

Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth police are investigating after a man was shot on Dinwiddie  Street Friday night.

Police became aware of the shooting around 8:36pm when they received a call of a man in the emergency room at Maryview Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

The 23-year-old man told police he was in the 700 block of Dinwiddie Street when he was shot, but was unable to provide any further information.

He was treated and released from the hospital.

Detectives ask anyone who may have information to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.  You may also text Portsmouth plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES) or go to, click on the CRIMELINE link and enter your tip.