Man shot in the back in Portsmouth

Posted at 7:01 AM, Dec 21, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-21 17:42:31-05

Portsmouth, Va. – Police are investigating a late-night shooting that left a man shot in the back Friday night.

Police responded to a 911 call in the 4000 block of Ebbtide Lane at 11:41pm found the man with a gunshot wound in his back.

Medics transported the man to a hospital with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators determined the man was actually shot in the 4100 block of Long Point Blvd and ran to Ebbtide Lane where he was found.

At this time detectives have no suspect information and the investigation is still ongoing.  Anyone with information is asked to call the crime line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.