Man critically injured in Portsmouth shooting

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man critically injured in the 90 block of Merrimac Drive Tuesday night.

The call came in at 9:35 p.m.

Authorities say the victim was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

This incident comes shortly after a boy was shot in the hand in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue of the city.

There is no further information.

This is a developing story.

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