16-year-old shot on Paul Jones Street in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A 16-year-old boy was shot Thursday afternoon in Portsmouth, police confirmed.

Portsmouth police said Thursday night that the teen was shot in the 90 block of Paul Jones Street and that his wound was to the “upper body.”

Dispatchers said the call reporting the shooting came in around 2 p.m.

Police said the teen was receiving treatment for his injuries, which they said was not life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

Latest News

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

WAVY Twitter Widget

***Don’t Miss Module Removal CSS***

WAVY Facebook