Teen killed, two men injured in Portsmouth shooting


PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — A teenager was killed and two men were injured in a shooting Tuesday night in Portsmouth, police say. 

Portsmouth police said officers responded to a call for assistance in the 1500 block of Jefferson Street around 10 p.m. Officers found a man at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said officers canvassed the area and found a 16-year-old boy and another man had also been shot. Paramedics took all three to the hospital.

The teen died in surgery, police said.

A 10 On Your Side crew saw the windows shot out on a car as officers investigated the scene.

Police said no suspect information is available at this time. 

Members of the police department are expected to hold a RESET (Rapid Engagement of Support in the Event of Trauma) in the community at 3:30 p.m.

Since May, three minors have been shot in Portsmouth.

Also on July 24, a 16-year-old checked into Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center with a gunshot wound on his lower body.

Stay with WAVY.com for updates. 

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