PORTSMOUTH, Va. — A person accused of shooting and killing two people in Churchland on March 16 turned himself into Portsmouth police Friday morning.
Officers said 36-year-old Sheldon Marcus Porter murdered Wilbur Giles, 66, and Chiquita Giles, 34.
Porter is charged with two counts of First-degree Murder, two counts of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Non-violent Felon.
Emergency dispatchers received a call about the shooting in the 3600 block of Gateway Drive shortly after 12:30 a.m. on March 16.
Officers found the Gileses with gunshot wounds to the upper body. Both died there.
If you have any information about the shooting, you can contact Portsmouth Police Department at 757-393-5300 or Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit their tips at www.portsmouthcrimeline.com.