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Man arrested after killing one person, hurting another in February shooting

Police said 27-year-old D'Quonn Epps was found shot to death off of George Washington Highway shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday, February 1.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — UPDATE: On December 9, the suspect in this shooting was found and arrested. 

Jamal R. Cannon, 33, has been charge with first-degree murder, malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

One man is dead and another injured following an overnight shooting in Portsmouth, police said.

Investigators said officers were called to the 3900 block of George Washington Highway around 1:16 a.m. There they found 27-year-old D'Quonn Lee Epps suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

Medics immediately started trying to save his life, but Epps died from his injuries. 

Police said around 3 a.m., a second victim was found about five minutes away from the first shooting scene, near the 200 block of Paradise Drive. A 39-year-old man was taken to a local hospital to be treated for a serious gunshot wound. He is reportedly in stable condition.

If you have any information that can help police, you're asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip online at P3Tips.com.

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