Portsmouth Police identify man shot and killed in Thursday night shooting

Posted at 9:43 PM, Jun 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-09 12:40:20-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.

On Thursday around 9:18 p.m. police communications received a call about gunshots in the area of Elm Avenue and Portsmouth Boulevard.

Shortly after communications received another call saying a male had been shot in the 2100 block of Elm Avenue.

When officers arrived on scene they located 30-year-old, Douglas T. Taylor of Portsmouth, with multiple gunshot wounds.

He was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.

There is no suspect information or motive for the shooting at this time.

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

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