18-year-old dies in shooting on Turnpike Road in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say an 18-year-old man died following a shooting early Wednesday in Portsmouth.

Police have identified the victim as Talik Farmer, 18.

Police say they received the call around 12:51 a.m.. for a shooting in the 2700 block of Turnpike Road. When officers arrived, they located Farmer with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

Life-saving measures weren’t successful. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:04 a.m.

Police believe Farmer was in his vehicle when someone shot at him. He then crashed into a utility pole.

Police are investigating, but don’t have suspect information at this time.

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 tuned to WAVY.com for updates.

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