Two men seriously injured in Portsmouth shooting

Posted at 11:30 PM, Jun 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-03 23:28:24-04

Portsmouth, Va. – Portsmouth police are investigating two shootings that left two men seriously injured.

The first gunshot victim walked into Maryview Hospital with life threatening injuries just after 10:30 p.m. Saturday night.

Police say the victim, an 18-year-old man, was shot in the chest.

There’s no word on where the man was sustained the gunshot wound.

The second gunshot victim, a 19-year-old man, was found in the area of Columbus Avenue and Lexington Drive. According to police, he was shot in the upper body. He was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries.

Police say the two victims were injured during the same shooting incident. Both victims are expected to survive.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information that may help police, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.