Police locate wanted man after fatal shooting at Portsmouth restaurant

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Posted at 6:30 AM, Nov 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-29 15:13:02-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department was searching for a 28-year-old man in connection with a fatal shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

On Monday police said 1:45 p.m., Anthony Arnold Schultz III turned himself in to the Portsmouth Police Department. He is currently charged with First Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm, Possession of a Firearm by Convicted Felon, Shooting in Commission of a Felony and Shooting Across a Roadway, police said.

This arrest came after a shooting that happened around 1:45 a.m., Saturday. Officers responded to Griff's Restaurant and Sports Lounge in the 4200 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.

When they arrived, they found the victim, identified as 37-year-old John Robert Plummer III, suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound. Plummer was taken to the hospital, where he later died.

Three other people who were questioned in connection to the shooting are no longer considered persons of interest, police said.

If you or someone you know has information on this shooting, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.