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PORTSMOUTH--A woman was in surgery early Wednesday after being shot.

Portsmouth Police received two calls around 1:00 a.m. about a shooting on Jefferson Street near Atlanta Avenue - one from the neighborhood and another from Sentara Norfolk General.

Officers went to both locations and found the woman at the hospital. Police say someone drove her there for treatment.

The woman's name and her condition have not been released. The circumstances of the shooting weren't immediately known.

Authorities closed the 1400 block of Jefferson Street for several hours for the investigation. It reopened around 5:00 a.m.

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