Portsmouth police investigate first shooting of the year

Posted at 1:13 PM, Jan 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-01 13:22:36-05

Portsmouth, Va. – Police are investigating Portsmouth’s first shooting of the new year.

The incident happened in the 6300 block of Dunkirk Street near Town Point Road shortly after 2:00am.

Police located a female with a gunshot wound to the torso. Officials have not yet confirmed that she is an adult.

The victim was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.