Police: Shooting near Bender Court in Portsmouth ‘appears to be accidental’


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man was found shot Thursday morning in Portsmouth.

Police say officers responded just before 9 a.m. near Bender Court and found the 21-year-old victim with a non life-threatening gunshot wound. Bender Court is off Deep Creek Blvd. near Bide-A-Wee Golf Course.

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On Thursday evening, police said the shooting “appears to be accidental.”

There is no information on the identity of the victim or suspect(s).

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

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