Portsmouth Police are investigating after man shot in arm

Posted at 7:17 AM, May 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-27 20:44:48-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Police  are investigating after a man was shot early Sunday morning.

Police say just before 6:30 a.m., dispatchers received a call for assistance to the 7-Eleven convenience store in the 1800 block of Effingham Street, for a man who walked into the store injured.

When officers arrived, they found the man suffering from a serious gunshot wound to his arm. The man was transported to a local hospital for what appeared to be, non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say as the investigation continued, detectives became aware that the man was shot in the area of Chestnut Street and Lincoln Street before going to the 7-Eleven for help.

The investigation into this shooting incident is still ongoing and no arrests have been made.

Police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.

This is a developing story, stay with News 3 for updates.