14-year-old boy involved in crash on the way to hospital after being shot, Portsmouth Police say

Posted at 4:39 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 17:04:30-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va - A teenage boy was involved in a crash while on the way to the hospital after being shot Thursday afternoon.

The call came in at 3:08 p.m.

Portsmouth Police told News 3 the boy was shot in the upper body. He is 14 years old.

While en route to the hospital, the vehicle crashed in the 2600 block of Frederick Boulevard. He got another ride to the hospital.

While police said he was "self-transported," it is unclear whether the teen was driving or if he was the passenger.

Police say at this point, his injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Stay with News 3 for updates.