PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- According to police, a teenager was shot in the leg.

On Sunday, dispatch got a call at 1 p.m., for a 17-year-old requiring medical assistance in the 3200 block of Gwin Street.

The victim was transported to a local hospital. He is expected to survive.

Detectives believe the shooting happened near Downes Street and Dewey Street.

As of Saturday night, police did not have any suspect or motive information.

Anyone with information about this shooting incident or any crime in the City of Portsmouth is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UPâ„ .