Man arrested, charged with first-degree murder in Portsmouth Queen St. homicide case

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Detectives have made an arrest after a 40-year-old man was found shot to death Sunday evening. 

Terrance Washington, 38, was taken into custody around 2:15 p.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection to the killing of Reggie G. Dixon. 

Police say they were called to the shooting Sunday in the 1100 block of Queen Street around 5:15 p.m. When they arrived, they found Dixon, of Portsmouth, with gunshot wounds on his upper body. 

Medics responded and pronounced Dixon dead at the scene.

Terrance Washington

Portsmouth police say Washington’s arrest was a coordinated effort between the department’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU), the Homeless Outreach Team (HOT) and the community. 

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

Stay on WAVY.com for the latest in this developing story. 

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