Portsmouth police disclosed a male juvenile was shot and critically injured Monday night.
Police disclosed they got a call reporting shots fired in the area of Chowan Drive and Cherokee Road at about 8:30 p.m. Monday.
On arrival, officers discovered a boy at the scene and reportedly took him to a local hospital with injuries believed to be life-threatening.
Police are yet to release any details about the boy.
Investigators have reportedly marked more than 20 shell casings along Chowan Drive in front of Ashton Village Apartments.