Man dies after shooting on Vick Street in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A man died after a shooting Thursday night on Vick Street in Portsmouth.

Portsmouth police responded to the 5100 block of Vick Street around 8:25 p.m. and found a man with a life-threatening gunshot wound. He died at the hospital. Police later identified him as 41-year-old Clinton Eugene Knight.

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Police blocked off part of the road as they investigated. The 757 Smoke Shop was also completely taped off.

According to a press release, authorities previously spoke to a 41-year-old Chesapeake about the incident. He is no longer considered a person of interest.

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting and submitting a tip.

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