PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A 17-year-old boy was shot in Portsmouth Monday afternoon, police confirm.
Officers were dispatched to the 4100 block of Cedar Lane at 3:30 p.m. for the report of a shooting incident there. This is near Churchland High School. They arrived to find the teen victim, who was taken to the hospital to be treated for a gunshot wound.
WAVY has reached out to Portsmouth Police to ask about his condition. No other information has been released at this time.
Monday night, Portsmouth Police asked for the public’s help to locate a vehicle involved in the shooting: a Blue 2019 GMC Yukon. Police confirmed to WAVY that they located the vehicle and it is being processed for evidence. There are currently no suspects in custody, though.
This remains an active investigation. Anyone who has information about this crime is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393-8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP ℠.
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