Portsmouth Detectives investigate shooting on Burtis Street

Posted at 12:00 PM, Dec 07, 2020

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portmouth Detectives are investigating a Monday morning shooting that left one man injured.

Around 7:34 a.m., officials were notified of a 24-year-old man who had been shot in his lower body in the 20 block of Burtis street. Police say he was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries.

According to police, 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. As always, Crime Line tipsters are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a crime line caller’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.