PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a juvenile was shot and seriously injured Thursday morning.
According to authorities, the shooting took place near the 1000 block of Madison Street around 8:30 a.m.
The victim, a male, was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a life-threatening gunshot wound.
A worker at the Save & Save Supermarket near the shooting scene said she heard multiple gunshots, but was in the back cooking and didn't see anything.
Additionally, a spokesperson with Portsmouth Public Schools said that a bus driver reported hearing gunshots in the area while taking students to Simonsdale Elementary School. There was not a shooting on the bus and the gunshots were not directed at the bus.
There is currently no suspect information, and the investigation is ongoing.
News 3 is working to learn more.
The PPD is investigating a gunshot wound incident near the 1000 block of Madison Street. A juvenile male was located with a life-threatening gunshot wound. He has been transported to a hospital for treatment. More to follow as information becomes available. pic.twitter.com/Kuw8u2aZOO
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