21-year-old found shot to death near a dumpster

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Portsmouth Police are investigating a deadly shooting after a man’s body was found  on Hightower Road Saturday night.

Police identified the deceased man as James B. Freeman, 21, who had been shot lying on the ground near a dumpster.

Officers responded to the 6200 block of Hightower Road around 9:30 p.m. after receiving calls for gunshots fired in the area.

Medics pronounced Freeman dead at the scene.

Anyone with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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