Portsmouth Police investigating officer-involved shooting

Posted at 12:41 PM, Oct 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-30 19:19:27-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened during a burglary in Portsmouth.

Officials say a call came Sunday around 12 p.m. about the burglary in the 1100 block of Tatem Avenue.

When officers arrived, they saw people leave the house. One of the people was armed, which resulted in an officer-involved shooting incident.

Virginia State Police are investigating the officer-involved shooting.

The gunshot victim suffered non-life threatening injuries to his arm.

The officer involved has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation.

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