The Portsmouth Police Department is currently investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on June 26 at 2207 7th Street. On June 26 at approximately 2324 hours, the Portsmouth Police Department 911 Center received a call of a male shot at 2207 7th Street. Patrol officers reposed and found the victim inside the upstairs apartment. The victim was found deceased of an apparent gunshot wound.
The investigations Bureau responded and processed the scene and are continuing their investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident. The Scioto County Coroner, Dr. Adams, responded to the incident location and assisted in the investigation. Anyone with information about this even is encouraged to contact the Portsmouth Police Department Investigations Bureau at 740-354-1600 and speak with Detective Steve Timberlake
The victim has been identified as David Ronald Scott, 42 year old white male who lived at 2207 7th Street. Information about this investigation will be updated as it becomes available.