Man shot while breaking up fight in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Police are investigating a late night shooting in the 90 block of Dale Drive.

According to officials, dispatchers received the call around 11:30 p.m. Monday evening.

Police arrived on scene and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper and lower body.

Officers said the man had been shot after attempting to break up a fight.

He was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries but he is expected to recover.

There is no suspect information at this time.

If you have any information that can help police call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.