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One dead in Portsmouth shooting

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A man was shot and killed on Dale Drive in Portsmouth on Friday, Portsmouth police said.

Police responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Dale Drive around 11:03 p.m. When officers arrived, they found a man with a fatal gunshot wound, police said.

Police are continuing to investigate the shooting.

Dale Drive has seen a number of shootings in recent months, and other shootings have occurred there over the years.

In October, a man was shot and killed in the 60 block of Dale Drive. Less than a month before, a juvenile was shot in the 30 block of Dale Drive.

Another man was injured a shooting on September 11 in the 180 block of Dale Drive.

Just over a year ago, two people died in what police classified as a double homicide in the 260 block of Dale Drive. Police have arrested suspect in shooting Brian A Johnson, who was charged with two counts of aggravated murder, robbery resulting in death and six other charges. He will be arraigned in Portsmouth General District Court on April 19 at 1 p.m. Police are still looking for another person in connection with that shooting, Akea M. Faison, who has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder (major second) and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

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