Man taken to hospital after being shot in stomach in Portsmouth

Posted at 7:18 PM, Oct 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-10-17 23:23:52-04

Portsmouth, Va. - Police in Portsmouth are now investigating after they say a man was shot in the stomach on Thursday night on Rutter Street.

Police say they received a call about the shooting at 6:05 p.m.

When they arrived on the scene, they found a 45-year-old man who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. 

The man was stabilized and then taken to Sentara Norfolk General. He is expected to be OK. 

The man's 99-year-old neighbor, Ruth Holman, told NewsChannel 3 she heard the gunshots.

"I heard something that sounded like gun shooting," says Holman.

No suspect information has been released yet.

If you know anything about this case, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.