Portsmouth Police investigate homicide after man shot dead on Lincoln Street

Posted at 11:26 AM, Dec 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-09 11:27:03-05

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Portsmouth Detectives are investigating a homicide after a man was shot dead early Wednesday morning.

On Wednesday, around 1:20 a.m., officials received a call about a man who was shot while at the 600 block of Lincoln Street.

26-year-old Raeqwon L. Wiggins was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone who has information about this crime is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Property Crimes Unit 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.” As always, Crime Line tipsters are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a crime line caller’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property they could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.