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Police: Teenage boy in custody after Virginia officer shot

Credit: WAVY
Credit: WAVY

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Police in Virginia say a teenage boy is in custody after a police officer was shot multiple times Monday.

Portsmouth police said in a statement that the female officer was taken to a hospital. 

At 8:21 p.m., Portsmouth police tweeted the officer is out of surgery and is listed in critical, but stable condition.

The shooting occurred about 2:45 p.m. on Hickory Street.