Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Portsmouth, VA: Man dead, woman wounded in shooting at Portsmouth home

PORTSMOUTH -- A man killed himself after shooting a woman at her home in Portsmouth early Wednesday.
Police were called to 5 Canoe Court around 5:30 a.m., according to police dispatchers.
A man who lives nearby said he heard four or five gunshots early this morning.
Police spokeswoman Det. Jan Westerbeck Loring Larry Walker, 41, who lived on Gateway Drive, shot himself after shooting the woman in a domestic dispute.
People say he was in the Navy and has an 18-year-old son in high school.
The woman, whose name wasn't released, is in stable condition with wounds to her abdomen and lower body.
Friends say she isn't the teen's mother. Neighbors say the family moved in less than a year ago.

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