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Man found shot on Gillis Road in Portsmouth; search for suspect vehicle

Responding officers found a man with a gunshot wound in the 50 block of Gillis Road.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A man was shot in Portsmouth Thursday. This marks the second shooting in less than 24 hours for the city.

The Portsmouth Police Dept. tweeted about the incident just after 3 p.m. Thursday. Police said it happened near the 50 block of Gillis Road. That's where officers found a man with a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to the hospital. Officials said he is expected to survive.

On Friday, detectives said they received surveillance images of the suspect vehicle, which they believe is a 2008-2012 Buick Enclave with an aftermarket gas cap and unknown tags.

No other information was immediately available.

Credit: Portsmouth Police Dept.

Early on Thursday morning, a woman was shot and killed on Cavalier Boulevard.

Anyone with information on either of these incidents is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit an anonymous online tip by clicking here. 


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