Police investigating deadly shooting in Portsmouth

Posted at 8:21 AM, Apr 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-10 12:31:42-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Police are investigating after a man was killed early Sunday morning.

It happened around 2 a.m. in the 2300 block of Charleston Avenue.

Officers arrived at the scene to find a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police have identified him as 34-year-old Maurice Gore of Portsmouth.

As officers continued to investigate the shooting, dispatch notified them of a gunshot wound victim that just walked into the emergency room of a local hospital. Officers responded to the hospital and found an adult man with a gunshot wound to the upper chest. His injuries appeared to be non-life threatening.

If you have any information that may help police, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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