Naked Man Shot in The Back Knocks On Home Door, Says He Was Kidnapped

A man who was abducted and shot turned up naked at a Virginia homeowner's door and knocked looking for help.

Virginia Beach police told 13 News Now the man had been shot at around 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the 5200 block of Shore Drive, near Jack Frost Road.

Investigators told the outlet the man had been shot and received medical treatment for his injuries.

The victim, who has not been identified, is expected to survive, according to a Virginia Beach Police Department (VBPD) spokesperson who commented on the incident to the outlet.

Sgt. Will Pickering of the Norfolk Police Department (NPD) told 13 News Now the victim had told them he was kidnapped in Norfolk before being taken to Virginia Beach.

He added officers from the NPD were working with VBPD investigators to establish what happened.

The victim also told a homeowner he had been abducted and arrived at the home, naked and in search of help.

According to 13 News Now, residents living in the Lake Shore community, where the man knocked on a door looking for help, were shocked to learn of the events, some adding that they had heard gunshots early on Wednesday morning.

Bobbly Wilson, who said he had lived in the area for more than 40 years, told the outlet: "I heard about it, I mean, I heard it. All I heard was pop, pop, pop, pop of the gunshots. And it came in two groups."

He later added: "I have particularly always felt so well protected here too. Gosh, if they were going to do something on that street, oh my gosh. I'm kind of at a loss for words."

Wilson continued: "Get them (the perpetrators) out of here. Get them in jail."

The homeowner, speaking later off-camera, added that the victim had been shot three times in the back.

Neighbors have cooperated with the police, with 13 News Now reporting that one resident had given officers video from his home surveillance camera that filmed a car that may be connected to the kidnap and shooting.

Police did not release further details about the incident and did not comment whether any arrests had been made in connection with the kidnap and shooting.

Those with information that can aid the investigation have been urged to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. People can also submit information through the P3 Tips app.

Newsweek has contacted the NPD and VBPD for comment.

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Officers are carrying out an investigation into the shooting. Stock photo. istock/Getty/ ChiccoDodiFC