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Police search for person of interest after teen shot, killed on Elm Street in Portsmouth

Portsmouth police are looking for Obie L. Holloway III, 19, who was possibly involved in the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy on Sept. 30.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department said they are looking for a man possibly connected to a shooting that killed a teenage boy in September.

According to detectives, 19-year-old Obie Lewis Holloway III is a person of interest for a deadly shooting that happened on Sept. 30 near the 2900 block of Elm Avenue. Officers were called about that incident around 9:30 p.m.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a 17-year-old boy with a life-threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital where he died.

Portsmouth police have opened a homicide investigation, and the victim's family was notified of his death.

Detectives said Holloway has multiple misdemeanor warrants, and is considered to be armed and dangerous.

If you have any information regarding this shooting or Holloway's whereabouts please call the Criminal Investigation Division at 757-393-8536 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

Callers whose tip results in an arrest could receive up to $1,000.


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