PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a woman dead and a man hurt on Monday morning.
According to a tweet from police, emergency services received the call to respond to the 10th block of Jenkins Place at 1:57 a.m.
That's the Bentley Apartment complex off of Victory Boulevard.
When police got there, they found the man and the woman seriously hurt from a shooting. The two were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The woman, 37-year-old Charkela Y. Branch, died at the hospital. The man is in critical condition. PPD said this is now a homicide investigation.
This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit an anonymous online tip by clicking here.