Portsmouth Police release video believed to be related to homicide

Posted at 10:41 AM, May 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-25 11:22:22-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a 24-year-old man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting early Saturday morning.

According to police, officers responded to the 5000 block of George Washington Highway at around 3:16 a.m. after receiving a call about a shooting incident. When officers arrived, they found 24-year-old Jeffrey Lamont Baysmore Jr. dead from a gunshot wound.

A second victim, a 29-year-old woman, was located at a nearby hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

On May 25 police released a video that they believe is related to the homicide. Detectives are attempting to identify the individual who is shooting in the video below as well as the man on the bike:

If you or someone you know has information about this shooting, call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit at (757) 393-8536 or submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.