Portsmouth Police investigating after man sustains life threatening injuries in shooting

Posted at 7:40 PM, Oct 03, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-03 23:06:03-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Officers with the Portsmouth Police Department are investigating after a man has been seriously injured in a shooting in Portsmouth Tuesday evening.

Dispatchers received the call requesting medical assistance to the 2700 block of High Street at 7:19 p.m. When they arrived at the scene, they found an adult male suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his torso.

Medics transported the victim to a local hospital with what is said to be life threatening injuries.

Detectives believe the shooting occurred in the 11 block of Virginia Avenue. The investigation remains ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tipsters can also submit their tips through the new “P3 Tips” app or by going to

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