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Shooting near Deep Creek Boulevard in Portsmouth 'appears to be an accident'

Portsmouth police said a 21-year-old was found suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound near Bender Court.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Authorities said a shooting that left a man hurt Thursday morning appears to be an accident. 

Portsmouth police officers got a call on Oct. 21 just before 9 a.m. about someone who was shot near Bender Court. That's located near Deep Creek Boulevard.

When officers got to the scene, they found a 21-year-old man who was suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot injury. Medics took him to a hospital for treatment.

If you know anything about the incident, please call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 757-393-8536 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Author's Note: The video below is on file from Oct.1, 2021.