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Man dies after shooting on Richmond Ave. in Portsmouth

Police said when they arrived on the scene of the shooting, the man already was dead.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Police said they are investigating a shooting that left a man dead Monday morning. 

The shooting happened around 1:35 a.m. A tweet from the Portsmouth Police Department said that it took place near the 2200 block of Richmond Ave.

When officers arrived, they found 42-year-old Ralph Elwood Harris who had been shot to death.

Police said an unknown vehicle was seen leaving the scene headed south on Richmond Avenue. 

This is an ongoing investigation, if you have any information that can help, contact the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit an anonymous online tip here.

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