PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found dead at an apartment complex in Portsmouth late Tuesday night.
Police were called to the 30 block of Pebble Point Court – at the Churchland Forest Apartments – around 11:30 p.m. where they found the body of Jamel Howell. Police say he had been shot to death.
19-year-old Jahquan Shallah Jones has been charged with 1st degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with Howell’s death.
No other details have been released.
Family members told 10 On Your Side’s Kayla Gaskins Howell was a 31-year-old father of three children.
Police have planned a R.E.S.E.T. walk Thursday at 4 p.m. at the scene of the deadly incident.
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