Man seriously hurt in shooting on Elm Ave. in Portsmouth, police searching for black van

Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A 19-year-old man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was shot in Portsmouth on Sunday night.

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Police say the shooting happened around 9:40 p.m. in the 2300 block of Elm Avenue, north of Portsmouth Boulevard. When officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

He was transported to a local hospital for treatment, and was listed in stable condition as of Monday morning, police said.

Police do not have a suspect at this time, but said detectives were searching for a black van that might be linked to the crime.

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