BREAKING: Female Portsmouth Police Officer Repeatedly Shot

A female Portsmouth police officer was repeatedly shot on Monday afternoon.

Portsmouth, VA - A police officer was shot in Portsmouth on Monday at around 2:45 PM.

The shooting happened in the 2500 block of Hickory St, according to WTKR.

The officer has only been identified as a female officer who was hit multiple times. No information has been released at this time about the identity of the suspect or their disposition.

The officer has been transported to the hospital, and no word on her condition has been released at this time.

UPDATE: 8News reports that the suspect escaped the area and is currently at large.

UPDATE: Teenage male in custody for shooting.

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Big_Tex
Big_Tex

Prayers for the officer. As far as the suspect at large, don't let them take you alive, scumbag!

EMarie
EMarie

Praying for the downed Officer. Praying for the safety of the other Officers as well. Be careful!

Buzz17
Buzz17

Just going to start my evening prayer time. Will keep this officer & her family in my prayers!

portlandshield
portlandshield

This is sad. prayers for the officer, her family and her department. I am sick of people killing officers just for doing their jobs.

DebbiJ
DebbiJ

Prayers to her and her family. God bless her.