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Man shot and killed Wednesday night in Portsmouth

Posted: 3:44 AM, Jul 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-05 12:50:50-04

PORTSMOUTH,  Va. – One person was shot and killed late Wednesday night in Portsmouth.

Police were called to the 1600 block of Watts Avenue a little before 11:30pm.

Officers found a man who has been shot.

The victim died before he could be transported to the hospital. He has been identified as 28-year-old Brandan Smith.

Investigators do not have any information on a suspect or a motive in the shooting.

Thursday night officers will be doing  a RESET (Rapid Engagement of Support in the event of Trauma) walk at 4 p.m., in response to the incident.

They ask if you have any information to take action against crime and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.