Suspect in custody following Portsmouth shooting that left man dead

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Posted at 9:32 AM, Sep 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-05 09:32:56-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a shooting incident left a man dead Friday night.

According to police, at approximately 9:27 p.m., dispatch received a 911 call for a male who was shot in the 2500 block of Oakleaf Place. When officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Medics arrived and pronounced the man dead at the scene. At this time, his name will not be released.

Detectives have taken a suspect into custody and the investigation into this homicide is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.