Portsmouth Police identify man killed in New Year’s Eve shooting

Posted at 6:54 PM, Dec 31, 2016
and last updated 2017-01-01 22:14:01-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are investigating a shooting that happened on New Year's Eve.

Officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Wilcox Avenue Saturday evening after a 911 call was received at 6:26 p.m.

Police say the victim, 27-year-old Donte R. Bynum, had injuries to his lower body. Bynum was taken to the hospital and died while having surgery.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.