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Portsmouth Police searching for suspect after man killed in early morning shooting

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Posted at 5:54 AM, Jul 18, 2022

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Portsmouth Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left a man dead.

Authorities received word of the incident around 1:46 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers found 25-year-old Dalen O’Shay Spence with fatal gunshot wounds near the 200 block of Paul Revere Drive.

Surveillance images of the ares show a suspect vehicle that appears to be a black, four-door 300 Chrysler with a sunroof and a missing front tag.

This is the ninth shooting to happen in the city of Portsmouth since the beginning of July.

The investigation is ongoing.

Portsmouth Police urges those with information about this incident or the suspect vehicle to contact detectives at 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 or visit their website at www.portscrimeline.com.