Call the cops if you know anything about this double homicide

(Southside Daily file/Courtesy of Pixabay)
(Southside Daily file/Courtesy of Pixabay)

NORFOLK – Police here are looking into the circumstances surrounding a double homicide following a shooting Thursday night.

Around 7:50 p.m., dispatchers received a call for a gunshot disturbance in the 6500 block of North Military Highway.

There, officers found two men inside a parked car suffering from gunshot wounds.

One of the men, Tamian Davis, 23, of the 5200 block of Clover Hill Drive in Portsmouth died of his injuries after being taken to a hospital.

The other, Markee Turner, 29, of the 2400 block of Seaside Road in Melfa died at the scene.

Authorities are asking anyone who may have information about the incident to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip through the P3 mobile app.

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John Mangalonzo (john@localvoicemedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.