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Suffolk shooting suspect wanted for case from 2013

Posted at 11:27 PM, Feb 11, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-12 05:57:54-05

Suffolk, Va. - Police say Marvin Jacobs has been able to avoid officers for a year and half.

He's wanted on several charges in connection to a shooting from July of 2013.

Police say Jacobs was on Beech St. near East Washington St. when he saw two people he knew.

According to police, they were arguing and Jacobs got involved, hitting one of the men in the face with a gun.

They say he then fired his gun into the air several times and one of those bullets hit the man in the hand.

Jacobs is facing five charges, including malicious wounding and possession of a firearm by a felon.

Police say they need your help to make an arrest.

"We rely on the community to help us in over 90 percent of these cases because they're our eyes and ears out there," said Cpt. Janet Brandsasse with Suffolk Police.

Police say Jacobs should be considered armed and dangerous.

His last known address is on Oak St.  That's off East Washington St. near Factory St.

Call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (562-5887) if you know where Jacobs is.  You can also submit tips through any Android or iPhone mobile device with the TipSubmit mobile app  , by visiting www.suffolkva.us/crimelinetips, or by texting the word “CRIMES” (274637) with the keyword SPDVATIP.

With any of those methods, you will remain anonymous and you could get a cash reward.