Police: Victim seriously hurt in Portsmouth shooting

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Officers are investigating a shooting that happened in the 5100 block of George Washington Highway Saturday afternoon.

Police were dispatched to the scene just before 12:30 p.m. When they arrived, they found a man with a gunshot wound to his lower body.

Officers immediately used a tourniquet to stop the man’s bleeding until medics arrived and transported him to a nearby hospital to be treated for his serious injuries. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates. 

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