Early morning shooting in Chesapeake leaves one dead

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Police officers are currently investigating an early morning shooting.

At approximately 1:15 a.m., police responded to the 2000 block of Linster Street for a report of two gunshot victims.

According to officials, one victim was transported to Norfolk General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police have identified the deceased victim as 22-year-old Mikal Nichols of Portsmouth.

The second victim was transported to Chesapeake General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

There is no further information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.