PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- A person was in the hospital with critical injuries after someone shot him early Monday morning.

Police said the shooting happened around 2:40 a.m. in the 1500 block of LaSalle Avenue. Someone drove the man to Maryview Medical Center for treatment.

Medics took medics to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he underwent surgery.

Anyone with information about the shooting can call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP ℠.

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