Portsmouth Police investigate fatal shooting incident

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Posted at 9:06 AM, Dec 07, 2020

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Monday morning.

The incident happened in the 2500 block of Victory Blvd., around 12:45 a.m.

Officers said they found 21-year-old Lamonte Devon Spencer with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Spencer was taken to a local hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Spencer’s family has been notified of his passing.

There is no suspect information at this time, according to police.

Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to call (757) 393-8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP ℠. Callers can also submit an anonymous tip through the Crime Line’s “P3 Tips” app.

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