46-year-old woman fatally shot in Portsmouth, police investigate

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Posted at 6:40 AM, Nov 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-25 11:16:31-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place late Wednesday night.

The homicide occurred around 10:40 p.m. near the block of Rodgers place.

Police found 46-year-old Lakisha Smith
with a fatal gunshot wound.

This investigation is ongoing.

Police urge anyone with information on his whereabouts to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 757–393–8536. Callers can also leave an anonymous tip with the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UPor use the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app. You can also submit information to the Portsmouth Crime Line Website at Crime Line tipsters are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a crime line caller’s tip leads to an arrest, they may be eligible for the recovery of up to $1000.