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Juvenile arrested after early-morning Portsmouth shooting leaves 1 man dead

Posted at 12:01 PM, Mar 10, 2019

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Police have made an arrest after an early Saturday morning shooting has left one person dead.

According to police, the call came out around 2 a.m. for a homicide in the 20th block of Buchanan Avenue.

When police arrived, they found 18-year-old Tyquan Charles of Norfolk suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene.

A short time later, a male juvenile walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound. Police believe that the incidents are related.

Police have arrested and charged one juvenile with first degree murder, aggravated malicious wounding, two charges of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and underage possession of a firearm.

If you or someone you know has information in this case, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-800-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app.

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