Man found with life-threatening gunshot injuries at Starbucks on Effingham St. in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police are investigating after a shooting victim was found at the Starbucks on Effingham Street.

The call for the shooting came in at 11:16 a.m. Tuesday. The Starbucks is at 361 Effingham.

WAVY News 10’s Aesia Toliver reports that, according to Portsmouth Police, the man who was shot in the incident suffered life-threatening injuries. He was transported to a local hospital.

There are no other details at this time, including suspect information, but police were seen taking down crime tape just before 1 p.m.

It’s unclear where the shooting happened, but police said in an update Tuesday night that the shooting didn’t happen at the Starbucks, that’s just where the victim was located.

Police are still working to find out where he was shot.

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at

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