1 man arrested after Suffolk shooting leaves man seriously injured

Posted at 10:21 PM, Dec 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-08 13:48:34-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - One person was arrested after a shooting in the 1500 block of Holland Road that left a man injured Tuesday night.

Dispatchers got a call for service for a fight in progress at 8:45 p.m., and five minutes later, a second call came in about someone being shot at the same location.

Suffolk Fire/EMS personnel treated the victim, 27-year-old Keron A. Keeling, on scene and took him to a local hospital for treatment for his injuries, which are said to be serious. As of Wednesday, he remains in the hospital.

Police say the suspect involved in this incident was on scene when officers arrived and was taken into custody without incident.

22-year-old Elijah Likeem Brown was arrested on charges including Felonious Assault, Discharge Firearm in Public Place (3 counts), Reckless Handling of Firearm (3 counts), and Use or Display Firearm in Commission of Felony. He is currently in custody at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

The investigation remains ongoing.

If you know anything about this shooting, you are asked to contact Suffolk Police or call the Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted online at

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