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Man wounded in shooting in Churchland section of Portsmouth

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Posted at 5:58 AM, Nov 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-11 06:20:58-05

Portsmouth, Virginia – Police say a man was shot in the upper torso shortly after midnight in the 3800 block Georgia Court, near Peachtree Lane in the Churchland section of Portsmouth.

Emergency dispatchers began receiving calls of gunshots heard in the area at 12:20am.

Officers responded and found the man suffering a gunshot wound believed to be non-life threatening.  He was transported to the hospital.

Police are working to get suspect information and this shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.  Callers are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court.