Portsmouth Police: Suspect wanted in shooting of 13-year-old

Sakemio N. Beale (Photo: Portsmouth Police)

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — Detectives have identified a suspect after a 13-year-old was shot in Portsmouth Monday.

According to police, 20-year-old Sakemio N. Beale, of Portsmouth, currently has active warrants on file for felonious assault, shooting into a moving vehicle, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Police say the juvenile victim was shot in the shoulder, and sustained a non life-threatening injury. The teen walked into Maryview Hospital’s emergency room on Monday around 5:50 p.m. The victim indicated to officers he was hit by gunfire near Hickory Street.

13-year-old walks into hospital with gunshot wound

Anyone who may have information on Beale’s whereabouts is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Comments are closed.