Male shot and killed in Cradock area of Portsmouth Thursday


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police are investigating after a male was shot and killed in the Cradock area of the city Thursday night.

Police responded to the intersection of Aylwin Road and Connor Place around 6:35 p.m. Thursday.

They arrived to find a 34-year-old male who had been shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police say several witnesses describe a black male suspect fleeing the scene and leaving the area in a possible silver sedan.

Any local residents with doorbell cameras are asked to submit their videos online as evidence.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP or call the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit at (757) 393-8536. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting the secure tip form at

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