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Juvenile dies from injuries following Portsmouth double shooting

PT 7th Street juvenile double shooting (December 10).PNG
PT 7th Street juvenile double shooting (December 10).PNG
Posted at 9:46 PM, Dec 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-11 15:26:50-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are investigating a shooting in the area of 7th Street that left one juvenile dead and another injured Friday night.

Police say both of the juveniles are males. It is unknown exactly how old they are.

One of the victims sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound; the other's injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.

Both were taken to a local hospital for treatment.

News 3 sent a crew to the scene.

There was a fatal shooting in the same area on November 12. Twenty-eight-year-old Jaquan Phillip Johnson was found with a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment, where he later died. Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with that homicide.
There is no further information.

Portsmouth Police confirmed Saturday afternoon that one juvenile has died from his injuries. This is now an active death investigation.

If you know anything about this shooting, you are asked to contact the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393–8536 or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

Stay with News 3 for updates.