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Portsmouth police find, apprehend suspect in woman's shooting

Police have apprehended John Lee Bassfield Jr. who was wanted for felonious assault and two firearm-related violations.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Portsmouth police found a man who they say was involved in an early-morning Thursday shooting that left a woman hurt.

It was around 3:44 a.m. on Aug. 27 that police found an unnamed victim shot in the upper body in the 200 block of Dale Drive. They said her wounds are not considered life-threatening.

In a Friday morning release, police said John Lee Bassfield Jr. is a suspect in the investigation. 

He was wanted on warrants for felonious assault, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by felon - but police said if you see him, don't approach.

Police found and apprehended Bassfield Jr. later that afternoon.

No other details have been released at this time.