21-year-old injured in shooting in Portsmouth Thursday


PORTSMOUTH, VA. (WAVY) — A 21-year-old was injured in a shooting Thursday evening in Portsmouth, police said.

The call came in reporting a person had a gunshot wound around 5:30 p.m., Portsmouth Police spokeswoman Victoria Varnedoe said.

The victim, a 21-year-old, was shot in the lower body.

Medics took the person to a local hospital to be treated for injuries police said were not considered life-threatening.

Police said there is no suspect information at this time.

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