Authorities looking for help locating Portsmouth shootings suspects


Portsmouth police released these suspect photos after a double shooting July 18 on Virginia Avenue.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Portsmouth Police have identified several suspects after a man and a boy were seriously injured in a shooting Sunday night on Virginia Avenue.

Police say they were dispatched to the shooting in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue at 10:48 p.m. The juvenile male was found in the area and taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The man walked into a hospital with a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Antoine J. Headen Jr.

Authorities are looking for 18-year-old Tyquan J. Blunt, of Portsmouth, and 20-year-old Antoine J. Headen Jr., of Norfolk. They are both considered armed and dangerous.

Tyquan J. Blunt

Police haven’t released many details but shared surveillance photos Wednesday of multiple unidentified suspects.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Portsmouth PD’s Criminal Investigations Division at (757) 393-8536 or to submit a tip at the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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