Two men shot in Portsmouth

Two people are recovering after being shot in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police are investigating after a shooting in Portsmouth injured at least two people.

Detectives say the shooting happened around 2:20 p.m. in the 200 block of Avondale Road.  Arriving officers found a man nearby in the 150 block of Allard Road with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

A short time later, police notified of a second man who walked into a local hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.  Investigators say this appears to be a second victim from the Avondale Road shooting.

Both men reportedly have non-life threatening injuries.

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