Police: Juvenile seriously injured in Portsmouth shooting

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A juvenile was injured in a shooting Monday night in Portsmouth.

Dispatchers say police were called to the scene just before 7:15 p.m. in 700 block of Bismarck Myrick Street, just off County Street.

A police spokesperson tells WAVY.com the juvenile was shot in the lower body, and was taken to a local hospital in serious condition. The circumstances surrounding the shooting were not immediately clear.

Stay with WAVY.com for the latest developments.

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