Portsmouth Police asking for public's help in identifying 'armed and dangerous' shooting suspects

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Posted at 8:56 AM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-22 16:37:11-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding several people suspected to be responsible for a shooting in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue.

The shooting happened Sunday at 10:48 p.m., and left two people, including a juvenile, hospitalized.

Detectives are looking for two suspects connected to this incident and named them as 18-year-old Tyquan J. Blunt, of Portsmouth, and 20-year-old Antoine J. Headen Jr., of Norfolk.

Both are considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Detectives are still looking for unknown person in the white hoodie (see photo above) and the person in the green hoodie with an unknown logo (see photo above).

If you or someone you know can identify the people in these photos, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Over 20 kids have been injured or killed due to gun violence in Hampton Roads since Memorial Day weekend. News 3 has been investigating the violent trend. Victim's loved ones, community leaders, police officers and mental health professionals have all voiced concerns about the troubling incidents as well.

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Antoine J. Headen Jr