Portsmouth police investigate after man is shot in leg

Posted at 8:58 PM, Oct 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-09 20:58:43-04

Portsmouth, Va. – A man had to be taken to the hospital after he was shot in the leg in Portsmouth on Thursday night.

Police tell NewsChannel 3 this happened at Race Street and Prentis Avenue.

They say someone called them about the incident at 7:13 p.m.  They were told a man had been shot.

When police arrived, they found the man who was suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening police say.

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