Man injured in early morning Portsmouth shooting

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday morning in the 1500 block of LaSalle Avenue.

Dispatchers received a call at 2:41 a.m. reporting the shooting.

Before officers and medics arrived, the victim was transported by a citizen to Maryview Medical Center for treatment. He was then transported by medics to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital to undergo surgery for his injuries.

He remains in critical condition at this time.

Police have not released any information regarding motives or suspects in the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.