23-year-old man dead following shooting on Broad Street in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a man died following a late night shooting in Portsmouth.

The call came in at 11:47 p.m. for the incident in the 300 block of Broad Street for a man with a gunshot wound to the upper body.

The victim identified as 23-year-old Vernon Norvell was sent to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Officials say Norvell’s family has been notified of his passing.

No further information is available.

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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