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Woman shot to death in Cradock area of Portsmouth

Police said the shooting happened on Rodgers Place. The woman who died was 46-year-old Lakisha Smith.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department identified 46-year-old Lakisha Smith as the victim of a deadly shooting that took place hours before Thanksgiving.

A tweet from the department said police officers think the shooting happened Wednesday at 10:40 p.m. on Rodgers Place. That's near the intersection of George Washington Highway and Victory Boulevard.

A spokesperson for the police department said they've notified Smith's family.

Investigators haven't said if there is a suspect in the case, or other details such as whether there is any connection with the victim or details around the shooting itself, but said they'd share more information when they have it.

People with information are asked to call the Criminal Investigation Division at 757-393-8536.

If you know anything that could help detectives solve this homicide but want to remain anonymous, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.