Victim ID’d in deadly Portsmouth shooting

Photo by WAVY/LaVoy Harrell
Photo by WAVY/LaVoy Harrell

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – A man is dead following a shooting in Portsmouth early Tuesday morning.

Det. Misty Holley with the Portsmouth Police Department told officers responded to a call for a gunshot wound at 1:52 a.m. When officers arrived, they located a man deceased in a car in the 70 block of Dale Drive.

Ahmad R. Parker (Photo from Parker's family, via Portsmouth Police)
Ahmad R. Parker (Photo from Parker’s family, via Portsmouth Police)

He has been identified as Ahmad R. Parker, 26, of Portsmouth. Parker was found in a blue sedan which residents say they do not recognize.

Hampton Roads Homicides

Residents told the sound of gunshots has become “white noise” in the Dale Homes section of the city.

Police do not have a motive or suspect description at this time. If you have any details, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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