Portsmouth police identify man killed in shooting

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man seriously injured.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- Police said Friday that 30-year-old Douglas T. Taylor died Thursday after someone shot him in the 2100 block of Elm Ave.

Emergency dispatchers received a call about gunfire near Elm Avenue and Portsmouth Boulevard  around 9:20 p.m. Thursday.

Officers found Taylor shot a number of times.

Medics took him to the hospital where he died.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this shooting to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠ (1-888-562-5887). As always, callers are never asked to give their name or required to testify in court. If a caller’s tip leads to an arrest, the recovery of drugs or stolen property, he/she could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.



 

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