Man critically injured in Suffolk double shooting

Posted at 8:52 PM, Nov 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-07 22:17:34-05

SUFFOLK, Va. – Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting in the 100 block of North Capital Street in the Lloyd Place neighborhood that left two men injured Wednesday night.

Dispatchers received the call shortly after 7 p.m.

Officers arrived on scene to find both men suffering from gunshot wounds.

Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel gave the victims emergency medical treatment before ground transporting them to local hospitals for treatment.

On Thursday, police identified the victims as 25-year-old Devante Lamar Drayton and 37-year-old Earl Brock Jr., both of Suffolk.

Drayton remains in the hospital in critical condition, and Brock was treated and released from the hospital.

The investigation remains ongoing, and there is no suspect information or description.

Anyone who has information about this shooting is asked to contact Suffolk Police or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).

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