PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police are investigating an early Monday morning shooting that left one man dead.
Police were called to the 2200 block of Richmond Ave., between Elm Avenue and Deep Creek Blvd., around 1:33 a.m. Monday morning for a gunshot wound incident.
Police say officers found a man at the scene with a fatal gunshot wound. The victim has been identified as 42-year-old Ralph Elwood Harris. Police added that an unknown vehicle was seen fleeing the scene headed south on Richmond Avenue.
No other information has been released.
Police are also investigating a double shooting at a gas station not far away on Frederick Blvd. that happened around 10:30 p.m. Sunday night. Two men were hurt in that shooting, but it’s unclear if there’s any connection between the shooting.
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Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.