24-year-old man dies following overnight shooting on George Washington Highway in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a double shooting Saturday morning that left one person dead and another injured in Portsmouth.

According to police, the call for the shooting came in around 3:15 a.m. near the 500 block of George Washington Highway.

When they got to the scene, officers found a man, later identified as 24-year-old Jeffrey Lamont Baysmore Jr., with a fatal gunshot wound.

Police say the victim’s family has been notified of his death.

Another victim, an unidentified 29-year-old woman, was located at a nearby hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Police have not released any further details.

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.

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