Suffolk Police investigating after one man injured in shooting

Posted at 9:18 AM, Nov 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-04 08:25:04-05

SUFFOLK, Va. – The Suffolk Police Department is investigating after one man was injured during a Friday night shooting at the Chorey Park Apartments. 

Dispatchers received the call at 10:04 p.m. for a shooting in the 800 block of West Constance Road. Upon arrival, officers found one adult man with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Following emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue, the victim was airlifted to the hospital with serious injuries.

The suspect, 18-year-old Tony Powell Jr., was arrested Saturday for the shooting. He has been charged with Armed Robbery, Malicious Wounding, Shoot Cut or Wound, four counts of Use of Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling.

This crime is still under investigation. If you have any information in this case, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.