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Man hurt in shooting on Orleans Drive in Portsmouth

The shooting happened in the 4000 block of Orleans Dr. in the Castle Heights neighborhood. Medics treated the man there and he did not need to go to the hospital.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police said a man was shot early Wednesday morning near the Churchland section of Portsmouth.

Emergency dispatchers received a call just before 1:30 a.m. about gunfire in the 4000 block of Orleans Dr., which is in the Castle Heights neighborhood.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man with a minor gunshot wound. Medics treated him there, and he wasn't taken to the hospital.

No other information was available shortly after the shooting.

If you know anything about the shooting, you're encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.