Portsmouth Police search for suspect after fatal shooting

 Ervin E. Folston Jr.
Posted at 5:05 AM, Dec 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-22 09:57:48-05

The Portsmouth Police Department is conducting a death investigation.

Officers responded to the area of Dahlgren Avenue and Ericsson Street at 1:09 a.m. for a gunshot wound incident on December 7.

There officers found 51-year-old Ronald Obryant Ward deceased.

On December 22 detectives said they are searching for 41-year-old Ervin Folston Jr., and said he is considered a person of interest.

If you have any information for police call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.