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Man shot trying to break up large fight in Portsmouth

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Portsmouth, Va. – An early-morning shooting in Portsmouth has left one man wounded.

Police responding to reports of gunshots and a man wounded found the man shortly after 1am in the area of 30 Manly Street.

The man was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with a gunshot wound to his leg. His injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Detectives have learned that the victim was shot as he attempted to break up a large fight, however they do not have a suspect identified at this time.

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