Police investigate shots fired in Portsmouth

Shots fired investigation in Portsmouth on Aug. 7, 2014. (WAVY/Lavoy Harrell)
Shots fired investigation in Portsmouth on Aug. 7, 2014. (WAVY/Lavoy Harrell)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating shots fired late Wednesday in Portsmouth.

Detective Misty Holley with the Portsmouth Police Department said the call came in shortly after 11 p.m. in the area of 99 Cushing St. Officers searched the area but couldn’t find a suspect.

A photo from the scene showed crime scene tape across the road. A WAVY News photojournalist reported seeing bullet casings on the scene, and neighbors said they heard several shots fired.

A report was filed for missile into an occupied dwelling and destruction of property. The investigation is ongoing.

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