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Man shot and killed in Portsmouth on Christmas Eve; police investigating

Posted: 11:40 AM, Dec 24, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-24 17:19:56-05
Man shot and killed in Portsmouth on Christmas Eve; police investigating

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Police are investigating after a man was shot and killed on Tuesday.

Officials say the victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso in the 1000 block of Patriot Way.

The man was pronounced dead on the scene, police say. Dispatchers first received a call for the incident around 10:41 a.m.

Friends of the victim's family told News 3 he was a 25-year-old father of two.

Detectives are continuing to actively investigate this case and are asking anyone with information about this case to contact the Crime Line.

Your tip could make you eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

Stay with News 3 for updates.