Homicide investigation underway after woman found dead in Portsmouth

Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A 26-year-old woman was fatally shot Friday afternoon near the Port Norfolk community of Portsmouth.

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Portsmouth police say the homicide happened around 1:35 p.m. in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue. That’s between London Boulevard and High Street.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found 26-year-old Shakera Lanae Hines with a fatal gunshot wound.

Police released the following surveillance images of an unknown suspect, who appears to be an adult black male wearing all black, a black face mask and a cross-body bag with green lettering.

The investigation is ongoing.

10 On Your Side is heading to the scene and working to learn more.

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 www.P3tips.com and submitting a tip.

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