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Man shot, killed just outside Downtown Portsmouth

Portsmouth police said somebody shot the 38-year-old on Edwards Street. The neighborhood is near Portsmouth Boulevard and Effingham Street.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police said a man died Sunday evening after being shot him in in a neighborhood near Portsmouth Boulevard and Effingham Street.

Officers received a call about the shooting in the 600 block of Edwards St. around 6:20 p.m. Police got to a home there and found a 38-year-old who had been hurt. Medics took the man to the hospital where he died.

Police said the shooting is an active homicide investigation.

If you know anything about the incident that could help detectives, please call the Portsmouth Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 757-393-8536 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


Author's Note: The video below is on file from Dec. 23, 2020.