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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