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Homicide investigation underway after man found dead in Portsmouth

Police said a man was found dead from a gunshot wound in the 4500 block of George Washington Highway.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened around 5 p.m. Monday.

The department said in a tweet that the incident happened in the 4500 block of George Washington Highway. 

That's where 45-year-old Melvin Gregory Bynum was found dead, police said. He'd been shot several times.

Tuesday, police officers said they were looking for two armed men who were in a silver SUV at the scene. 

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the area's Crime Line at 1.888.LOCK.U.UP. You can also leave an anonymous tip online with the P3Tips app.

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