Portsmouth shooting that left man injured appears to be accidental, police say

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Posted at 10:08 AM, Oct 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-21 19:58:20-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department says a shooting incident that happened early Thursday morning appears to be accidental.

Officials said the incident took place near Bender Court.

Officers responded around 8:54 a.m. and found a 21-year-old man with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

The injured man has been transported to a local hospital for treatment.

The investigation is still ongoing.