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Man suffers life-threatening gunshot wound in Portsmouth

According to a tweet from the Portsmouth Police Department, the victim was found near the 10th block of Suburban Circle.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A man was seriously injured after a shooting early Tuesday morning in Portsmouth.

According to a tweet from the Portsmouth Police Department, the "gunshot wound incident" happened near the 10th block of Suburban Circle. Emergency dispatch said the call for the incident came in shortly before 12:30 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found a man with a life-threatening injury. He was taken to the hospital, and there's no word on his condition at this time. 

The shooting is the latest in a significant spike of gun violence across Portsmouth. As of February 22, there have been at least 27 people shot in Portsmouth, not including Tuesday morning's shooting.

Portsmouth accounts for about a third of all people shot so far in 2022 in Hampton Roads, according to data from the Gun Violence Archive. 

RELATED: 13News Now Investigates: Portsmouth accounts for a third of all shootings this year in Hampton Roads

If you have any information that can help police with this or any other shooting investigation, call the Criminal Investigation Division at 757-393-8536 or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip online at P3Tips.com.

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