Man arrested in connection with Portsmouth shooting that left woman seriously injured

Posted at 9:35 AM, Apr 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-13 20:04:03-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A woman was left injured after a shooting took place on Leckie Street Wednesday morning.

The incident happened near the 1500 block of Leckie Street.

Portsmouth Police say a woman sustained a serious gunshot wound and was taken to the hospital.

Detectives announced they were searching for 38-year-old Maurice Datrelle Ruffin II in connection with the shooting. Later Wednesday night, police announced Ruffin has been taken into custody.

Police said he has been charged with Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Shoot in Commission of a Felony, and Possession or Transportation of a Firearm by Violent Felon.

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