PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A woman was shot Sunday afternoon on the outskirts of downtown Portsmouth.

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Police say the woman was shot around 2:25 p.m. in the 1800 block of Effingham Street. That is south of the I-264 interchange.

The woman was transported to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.