Dozens of evidence markers as police investigate shooting on Afton Pkwy. in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A man is hospitalized with life-threatening injuries following a shooting in Portsmouth Wednesday afternoon.

Portsmouth Police said they got the call about the shooting incident near the 70 block of Afton Parkway around 3:30 p.m.

This is all the information released by police at this time.

WAVY News 10 sent a crew to the scene. They arrived to find dozens of evidence markers lining the road. The scene unfolded feet from fire station 11. Firefighters told police dispatch they heard the gunshots and that no one in the firehouse was injured.

Witnesses say they were ducking for cover as shots rang out.

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