Portsmouth Police ID victim in early Tuesday homicide

Posted at 4:23 AM, Jun 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-27 17:19:32-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Portsmouth Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man that occurred early Tuesday.

At approximately 3:30 a.m. police responded to the intersection of Greenwood Drive and Viking Street after getting several calls from neighbors who heard gunfire.

Officers located a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Medics pronounced the man deceased at the scene. He has been identified as 37-year-old Stevie W. Wright of Portsmouth.

At this time, detectives do not have any suspect or motive information. Anyone who may have any information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.