15-year-old boy shot in Suffolk; police investigating

Posted at 9:15 PM, Dec 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-17 21:15:58-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting in the 900 block of Battery Avenue that left a teenager hurt Thursday evening.

Dispatchers received the call at 5:21 p.m.

Police say the victim is a 15-year-old boy. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening. After Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel gave him medical assessment and treatment, he was ground transported to a local hospital and flown by Nightingale to another area hospital.

The incident is still under investigation. There is no further information.

Anyone with who has information is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted online at

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