PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A teenager was killed and two more people were seriously injured in a triple shooting in Portsmouth Tuesday night.
According to police, at 7:13 p.m., officers were called to the 1800 block of Portsmouth Boulevard for reports of a gunshot wound incident involving two boys.
When they arrived, they found one victim suffering from a serious injury. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is currently in stable condition.
The second victim was declared dead at the scene. His identity has not been released.
A third victim, an adult man, was located near the area of Highland Road and Lansing Avenue with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment and is currently in stable condition.
Here at the scene of a triple shooting in #Portsmouth that left one person dead and two others seriously injured. A crowd of about 60 people, some visibly distraught, are watching along the police tape.@WTKR3— Justin Fleenor 🔁 (@JustinFleenor) February 2, 2022
If you know anything about this shooting, you're asked to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393–8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).
The PPD is investigating a gunshot wound incident near the 1600 block of Highland Ave and the 1800 block of Portsmouth Blvd. Three males were located with gunshot wounds. Two had serious injuries and one had a fatal injury. More to follow as information becomes available. pic.twitter.com/aTuEyVFujo— PortsmouthPD (@PortsmouthPD) February 2, 2022
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393–8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP.— PortsmouthPD (@PortsmouthPD) February 2, 2022