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Portsmouth police look for suspects after 1 dead, 1 hurt

Johnathan Thomas and Marceon Davis, both 22, both face murder charges after Jaquan White, 21, was found dead on South Street.

NORFOLK, Va. — UPDATE: Police are looking for two suspects after a person died and another was hurt in Portsmouth on Sept. 3.

Johnathan Thomas, 22, faces charges of second-degree murder, malicious shooting and the use of a firearm, the Portsmouth Police Department said. A week later on September 15, police said Thomas was taken into custody

Marceon Davis, 22, is charged with first-degree murder, malicious shooting, use of a firearm and aggravated malicious wounding.

The investigation began when police officers responded to the 600 block of South Street around 2:30 p.m. Sept. 3.

Once there, officers found 21-year-old Jaquan White with fatal injuries. His next of kin has been notified.

Police said they found another victim almost a mile away near the 1700 block of LaSalle Avenue. He was expected to be OK.

As the investigation continues, police ask that if you have any information that may help detectives to call the Crime Line a 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip online at P3Tips.com.

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