Man sustains life-threatening injuries in Portsmouth shooting, police seeking suspect


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police are now investigating after a man sustained a serious gunshot wound Tuesday night.

The shooting incident was reported in the 900 block of Portsmouth Boulevard just after 10 p.m.

Police said a man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries and is currently in stable condition.

Investigators were able to acquire a surveillance image of the still-unknown suspect who appears to be an adult Black male wearing a black balaclava, a black jacket over a black hoodie, and black jeans. He appears to be 5’5’’ to 5’7’’.

The suspect was last seen driving a stolen vehicle described as a blue 2019 Honda Accord. On January 13, police said the stolen vehicle was located near the 900 block of Garfield Street.

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