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Murder in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Police are investigating a murder that took place in town on Monday evening and have charged 57-year-old Lisa Almeida-Laureanno with the domestic murder of an unidentified 69-year-old man.

According to police, officers responded to a home at 3028 East Main Road for a report of a shooting around 7:15 Monday evening and found a 69-year-old man who later died from his injuries.

The homicide remains under investigation by the Portsmouth Police Department, the Attorney General’s office and the State Medical Examiner’s office.

The identity of the male victim is being withheld pending notification of the family.

Portsmouth Police will release more information at a Tuesday morning press conference.

The case remains under investigation.