UPDATE: Police say driver shot before crashing into medic vehicle at Virginia fire station; investigating case as homicide

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UPDATE 12:15 p.m.: Police now say a fatal shooting led to a crash at a fire station Monday morning in Portsmouth, which is now classified as a homicide case.

Police say the victim had a gunshot wound to the upper body when he crashed head-on into a medic unit around 1:20 a.m. at Fire Station 1 at 1601 Effingham Street. He was later identified as 21-year-old Tysheek A. Spivey, of Portsmouth.

Spivey’s sedan pulled into the driveway of the fire station as the medic vehicle was leaving its bay, injuring two medic personnel, who were both taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Spivey had to be extricated from the vehicle before being taken to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say no suspects have been identified in the case at this time, but anyone with information is asked to call the Portsmouth Police Department Major Crimes Unit at (757) 393-8536 or to submit an
anonymous tip through the Portsmouth Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY/WFXR) — Three people were hurt after a head-on collision out of the Portsmouth Fire Station on Effingham Street early Monday morning.

Portsmouth Police say they were notified about the accident just before 1:30 a.m. on Monday, July 6, in the 1600 block of Effingham Street.

Police say a medic was pulling out of the fire station garage when a gray Infinity hit the medic unit head on. The crash pushed the medic unit into another hazmat unit.

Two medics were transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The driver of the other vehicle had to be extricated with possible life-threatening injuries.

As of 4:54 a.m., crews are still on scene and currently have Effingham Street blocked off to investigate.

There are no other details at this time.

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