Suspect arrested after shooting on Portsmouth Boulevard

PT 3300 Portsmouth Boulevard shooting (March 18)
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Posted at 9:15 PM, Mar 18, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-21 11:42:50-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A man is in the hospital after a shooting in the 3300 block of Portsmouth Boulevard Friday night.

Police say the call came in around 8:38 p.m.

When officers arrived to the scene of the crime, they found a 33-year-old male with life threatening injuries. He was transported to a hospital for treatment and is in stable condition, officers said.

A suspect was identified and located at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound that he sustained during the incident.

On March 21 police said 34-year-old Eddie Hunter Jr. was charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by Violent Felon.

Police also said Hunter was also wanted for a stabbing that occurred on March 5 near the 100 block of Dale Drive. He was previously charged with Shoot, Cut, or Stab in Commission of a Felony, and Aggravated Malicious Wounding.

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