PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A child was taken to the hospital in serious condition after being shot in Portsmouth Monday afternoon, a police spokesperson tells WAVY News.
Lt. Bryant Hall with Portsmouth police said there was a call about a small child who had been shot in the 80 block Lexington Drive around 12:15 p.m.
Medics responded to the scene and took the child to a local hospital. The child was in serious condition, Hall said.
A witness at the scene told 10 On Your Side’s Andy Fox they saw a paramedic running from one of the units holding a child who was bleeding from the head.
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