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Police: Woman is no longer a person of interest in deadly Portsmouth shooting

A 38-year-old man was shot and killed Sunday night in the 600 block of Edwards Street.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Portsmouth Police say they have contacted a 20-year-old woman who was initially described as a person of interest in connection with a deadly shooting from July 18.

Investigators said they received a call about the shooting in the 600 block of Edwards Street around 6:20 p.m. Sunday. The neighborhood is near Portsmouth Boulevard and Effingham Street.

Police found a 38-year-old man who had been hurt. Medics took the man to the hospital where he died.

Police already contacted a 19-year-old man who they initially wanted to talk to, and said he was no longer considered a person of interest. On Friday evening, police updated to say they also got in touch with the 20-year-old woman, and she too is no longer a person of interest.

Officials have not released any details about what may have led to the shooting or any possible suspects at this time.

Anyone who has information about this crime is urged to call the Portsmouth Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at (757) 393-8536 or to submit an anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.