One dead, one injured in Sunday evening shooting in Portsmouth

Posted at 7:36 PM, Sep 20, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-21 14:00:11-04

Portsmouth, Va. –  A Sunday evening shooting in Portsmouth left one man dead and another injured, police say.

Emergency dispatchers received a call from Maryview Medical Center at 5:47 p.m. notifying them that two men had arrived with gunshot wounds.

One man has serious injuries and was transported to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he later died as a result. He has been identified as 29-year-old Marquis Benton.

The other victim had non-life threatening injuries. He was treated and released.

It is unknown at this point where the shooting occurred.

The investigation is ongoing.  If you have any information about what happened, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.