Man recovering from Portsmouth shooting

Posted at 7:09 PM, Nov 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-19 02:36:02-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are investigating after a man was shot Saturday evening.

Police were called to the 100 Block of Marcy Street around 6:20 p.m. for a call for a man with a gunshot wound.

According to police, the man was shot in the upper body and taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Neighbors tell News 3 there was a high police presence at the home around the time of the shooting.

Before officers arrived, some people say they heard gunshots on another street. Then they saw the victim lying at the front door.

Currently, the investigation is ongoing and no additional information is available.

If you have any information about this or any crime in the City of Portsmouth, investigators urge you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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