One man dead, another hospitalized after double shooting at Suffolk Happy Shopper

Posted at 5:01 PM, Feb 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-27 12:33:50-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - A man has died and another is in the hospital after a shooting at the Happy Shopper in the 600 block of East Washington Street Tuesday afternoon.

Photo: News 3 reporter Kofo Lasaki

The call came in at 4:10 p.m.

The man who died was identified as 25-year-old Leondrae Shaqil Johnson. The second man, identified as 23-year-old Antonio Lamon Jefferson, remains hospitalized after suffering gunshot wounds.

Witnesses told News 3 reporter Kofo Lasaki they heard a handful of gunshots.

Police are hoping to connect the dots of what happened by speaking to anyone who may have been in the area. They say surveillance video footage will play an important role in the investigation as well.

There is currently no suspect information.

The investigation remains ongoing.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to call Suffolk Police or the Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-6887, Option 5). Tips may also be submitted online here, via the Suffolk Police Department website or the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page.

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