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Woman arrested, charged with second degree murder after Portsmouth shooting

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Posted at 5:28 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-07 14:35:41-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A man was killed in a shooting in Portsmouth early in the morning on Friday, May 22.

According to police, the call for the shooting came in at 2:50 a.m. Officers responded to the 3700 block of Princeton Place, where they found a adult man with a gunshot wound to his torso.

The victim, identified as 54-year-old Oliver W. Reid, Jr., died at the scene.

The Portsmouth Police Fugitive Apprehension Unit located and arrested 53-year-old Samantha Ann Barfield on August 5.

She was charged with use of a firearm in commission of a felony and second-degree murder.