Man found dead from gunshot wound on Linster Street in Chesapeake, another man injured

Chesapeake

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) — Chesapeake Police say a man died and another was injured in a shooting Thursday night.

The call came in reporting the sound of gunshots at 9:42 p.m. in the 4200 block of Reid Street.

Police responded to the area and found a man, identified as 29-year-old Datron Porch, dead from a gunshot wound in the 2000 block of Linster Street.

Police say they are investigating the shooting as homicide.

Later on around 11:24 p.m., a man took himself to a local hospital for medical treatment. He has a gunshot wound that isn’t considered life-threatening, police wrote in a Friday evening update.

The man was around Reid Street and Linster Street when the shooting happened, and was struck by a bullet, police say.

There’s no other information or suspect description, according to police. The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.


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