Two men expected to recover after Saturday double shooting in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) -- Two men were injured in a double shooting Saturday in Portsmouth.

Police say around 10:42 p.m., officers were called to Columbus Avenue and Lexington Drive for a report of a man shot. When emergency crews got to the scene, they found a 19-year-old man who had been shot in the upper body. He was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

As officers investigated the first shooting, police were notified that an 18-year-old man walked into Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center. He had a seriously gunshot wound to the torso.

Authorities believe the two victims were injured in the same shooting. Both victims are expected to survive, according to police.

Police say at this time, detectives do not have a suspect or motive in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


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