PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department said a shooting near the Portsmouth Sportsplex left one teenager dead and two people seriously injured on Tuesday evening.
According to the police department, the incident happened at 7:13 p.m. near the 1600 block of Highland Avenue and the 1800 block of Portsmouth Boulevard.
At the scene, two teenagers were found with gunshot wounds. A 15-year-old boy was taken to the hospital with serious injuries and is now in stable condition. The other victim, a 16-year-old boy, died from his wounds at the scene.
A third man who was involved was found near Highland Road and Lansing Avenue with life-threatening injuries. He's in the hospital and is considered to be in stable condition.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393–8536.
You can also submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line by calling 1–888-LOCK-U-UP.