Two dead after shooting on Randolph St. in Portsmouth; police speak with person of interest


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Two men died in a shooting overnight Sunday in Portsmouth.

According to police, dispatch received a call around 2:50 a.m. for a two-vehicle crash near the intersection of Lansing Avenue and Randolph Street. When officers arrived on the scene, they located two gunshot victims in the same vehicle.

Police say they found 38-year-old Aaron Harris with a fatal gunshot wound. 55-year-old Tony Palmer died later at the hospital.

27-year-old Duquan Shaquille Johnson

A homicide investigation is ongoing, police said.

On Monday, police released the identity of a person of interest in the shooting.

Police identified 27-year-old Duquan Shaquille Johnson as a person of interest. They did not specify what his connection to the shooting may be.

On Tuesday, police said Johnson had come to the police station voluntarily to speak with detectives.

There was no other update.

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