Person sustains gunshot wound in Portsmouth Thursday

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Dispatchers say a person was shot and injured in the 300 block of Downes Street Thursday.

Police responded to the 70 block of Hobson Street at 11:12 p.m. Thursday night for a report of a gunshot wound, dispatchers said.

Officers realized, upon arrival, that the incident actually occurred on Downes Street.

The victim, an adult main, sustained injuries to his “lower body,” police spokeswoman Sgt. Misty Holley said.

He was transported to a hospital, but the injuries are not considered life-threatening, Holley said.

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