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Man seriously injured in Portsmouth shooting; police need help identifying suspect

The shooting happened Tuesday night on Portsmouth Boulevard. The suspect was seen on surveillance video driving in a stolen Honda Accord.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a man seriously injured on Tuesday night.

The police department said the incident happened near the 900 block of Portsmouth Boulevard, which is near Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Authorities didn't specify what time the shooting happened.

The victim was taken to a hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries, where police say he is currently in stable condition as of Wednesday morning.

Detectives said surveillance video shows the suspect wearing a black balaclava, a black jacket over a black hoodie, and black jeans. He was last seen driving a stolen blue 2019 Honda Accord.

On Thursday morning, police said the stolen Honda was recovered a few blocks from the shooting scene, near the 900 block of Garfield Street.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393–8536. You can also submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP.

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