25-year-old dies following double shooting in Portsmouth


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth police are investigating an early morning double shooting resulting in a homicide.

Officers say they were called to the 200 block of Avondale Road at 4:25 a.m. and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police say medics arrived and pronounced the man, identified as 25-year-old Deandre K Morrison, dead at the scene.

Minutes later at 4:33 a.m., police were called to the 100 block Allard Road for a second gunshot victim.

According to police, the man found shot on Allard Road ran from the scene on Avondale Road.

The second man reportedly suffered non life-threatening injury to his body and was sent to a local hospital for treatment.

No further information has been released at the moment.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online.

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