PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Portsmouth Police are asking for the public's help to solve a shooting that hospitalized a man Tuesday night.
Jan Clark with the Portsmouth Police Department said the shooting occurred in the 2400 block of Elm Avenue around 10:30 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found a 29-year-old man behind a home suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso near Brighton Elementary School.
The victim was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where is expected to recover.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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