Woman no longer wanted in connection to Portsmouth deadly quadruple shooting

Posted at 2:05 PM, Jun 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-19 21:13:29-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is no longer looking for a person of interest in connection with a deadly quadruple shooting on Maple Avenue.

According to police, detectives were looking for 36-year-old Latasha Monique Taylor. She was considered a person of interest in the Maple Avenue homicide investigation. She has since been located and is no longer considered a person of interest.

On June 7, 2022,three people were killed and a fourth person was seriously wounded, then later died from his injuries, in a shooting. The victims did not appear to be related, but all of them lived in the home together, police said.

Police identified the victims as 30-year-old Georgio Davonta Lee; 37-year-old Oleisha Deanna Mears; 34-year-old Ashley Merricks; and 66-year-old Samuel Jones.