Police seek person of interest in homicide

Published 10:26 pm Friday, November 18, 2016

Suffolk police are seeking a person of interest in Wednesday’s homicide in the 500 block of Lucerne Avenue.

Wallace Maurice Gore, 51, is not a suspect, according to a city press release. However, detectives “believe he may have information regarding this active criminal investigation.”

Gore is described as a black male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, 165 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He has a last known address in Portsmouth.

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Police responded to calls regarding a shooting in the area at 12:25 p.m. Wednesday on Lucerne Avenue, off Factory Street. They found 23-year-old Dalvin Henderson deceased.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers do not have to give their names or appear in court. Tips also can be submitted by visiting www.suffolkva.us/crimelinetips, by texting the word “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword SPDVATIP or through the TipSoft mobile app. If information leads to an arrest, the tipster could qualify for a reward of up to $1,000.