20-year-old man fatally shot, another seriously injured while in vehicle in Portsmouth

Posted at 6:38 PM, Nov 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-12 21:58:23-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Detectives with the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another critically injured.

Around 5:10 p.m., dispatchers received a call an injured male near the 3200 block of Victory Boulevard who was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to his upper body.

The 20-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.

About 16 minutes later, police were notified of another 20-year-old man at a local hospital who was seeking treatment for a gunshot wound to his upper body. His injuries are said to be life-threatening.

Police believe both victims were in a vehicle when they were shot. The two drove to the 3200 block of Victory Boulevard, where the first man died and the second man was driven to a local hospital in another private vehicle.

The scene is still active, and there is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone who has information about this crime 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 via the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app or via their website.

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