Portsmouth Police looking for black van after man hurt in shooting

Posted at 10:39 PM, Nov 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-22 12:08:59-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are investigating a shooting that took place Sunday evening.

At 9:40 p.m., officers responded to the 2300 block of Elm Avenue for a gunshot wound incident.

Police found a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

Officials later identified the victim as 19-year-old De’von Coleman and said he is currently in stable condition.

Detectives are searching for a black van that might have been involved.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393–8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP.