Man shot in the back in Chesapeake

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CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — A man was seriously injured after police say he was shot in the back Sunday night in a Chesapeake neighborhood.

Chesapeake police say officers were called about a shooting in the the 2000 block of Bethel Road just before 9 p.m. When they arrived to the scene, they learned the victim was transported to Chesapeake Regional Medical Center by a family member. 

Once police found the victim at the hospital, they learned the victim had been shot in the back and was suffering from possible life-threatening injuries.

Medics transferred him to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. 

Stay on WAVY.com for updates in this developing story.

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