PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a juvenile victim died following a shooting near Manor High School Wednesday afternoon.
According to police, at 3:01 p.m., a local hospital reported a walk-in gunshot victim.
Officers responded and located a crime scene in the 1000 block of Cherokee Road near Manor High School. Police say the shooting did not take place on campus, and school was dismissed prior to the incident.
The victim, a juvenile male, suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound.
Police say his wounds were fatal. His next of kin have been notified.
Investigators have identified three suspects:
- 19-year-old Melvon D. Parker, charged with First Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm, Conspiracy to Commit Murder and Firearm on School Property.
- 18-year-old Kwendale Glenn, charged with First Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm, Conspiracy to Commit Murder and Firearm on School Property.
- The third suspect is a juvenile male who faces the same charges.
If you have any information about the whereabouts of these suspects or the incident, you are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 757–393–8536. You can also leave an anonymous tip with the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887), via the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app or via the Portsmouth Crime Line website.