Police investigating Portsmouth shooting as homicide


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a homicide after a person was shot in the leg in Portsmouth.

In a tweet, Portsmouth police said officers were dispatched to Frederick Boulevard, near the Interstate 264 interchange, just before 12 p.m.  The victim, Maurice Darden, of Portsmouth, was taken to a local hospital with a serious injury, where he was pronounced dead. 

Police say they have no suspect or motive at this time, but ask anyone with info to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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