Portsmouth Police investigating after man seriously injured in shooting

Posted at 4:19 PM, Mar 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-31 17:05:58-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a man was seriously injured in a shooting Thursday afternoon.

According to police, officers responded to a gunshot wound incident near the intersection of Effingham Street and Jefferson Street at around 3:40 p.m. When they arrived, they found the victim suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

The victim was then taken to a local hospital for treatment.

This is a developing story.

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