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Police searching for vehicle after Portsmouth shooting seriously injures man, kills 17-year-old female

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Posted at 4:42 PM, Aug 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-13 12:40:42-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating a double shooting in the 2600 block of High Street that left a man seriously injured and a teen dead early Wednesday afternoon.

The call came in at 12:13 p.m.

Police told News 3 both were shot in their upper bodies and were taken to a local hospital for treatment. They said their injuries were life-threatening.

Police confirmed on Thursday that the person who died following the shooting was a 17-year-old girl.

A suspect vehicle was last seen on August 5, a little after 12 p.m. headed east on High Street. Detectives believe they have photos of a small dark vehicle associated with this homicide investigation (located above).

Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit are looking for an early 2000’s model Honda Civic. The vehicle has Virginia temporary tags and the paint is a faded black. The rear passenger window tint appears to be bubbling.

Anyone who has information about this case is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit at (757) 393-8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously through the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app or via their website.

Stay with News 3 for updates.