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Man taken to hospital after being shot in lower body in Portsmouth

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Posted at 3:21 PM, Dec 03, 2020

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Detectives are investigating a Thursday afternoon shooting.

Around 12:45 p.m., the Emergency Communication Center was notified of an injured 19-year-old male, near the 3700 block of Sugar Creek Circle.

Police said the man sustained a gunshot wound to the lower body. The injury is non-life-threatening and the victim was taken to a local hospital, police said.

There is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone who has information about this crime is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit at (757) 393-8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP ℠. Callers can also submit an anonymous tip through the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app.