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Man walks into hospital with gunshot wound in Portsmouth

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Posted at 11:22 AM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 11:22:32-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Detectives are investigating a shooting incident that happened Tuesday night.

Around 11 p.m., the Emergency Communication Center was notified about a walk-in gunshot wound victim at a local hospital.

Police said the victim was a man who sustained a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the torso. The man said the shooting happened near the 3800 block of George Washington Highway.

There is no suspect information at this time.

There were two shootings in Portsmouth Tuesday night. This incident came a few hours before a man called Portsmouth Police after being shot and crashing into the Children’s Museum.

Anyone who has information 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 or via their website at www.portsmouthcrimeline.com.