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Man flown to hospital following Suffolk shooting

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Posted at 7:57 PM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 19:58:00-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - The Suffolk Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday afternoon.

Officials say they were contacted regarding the shooting at 2:35 p.m.

According to the preliminary investigation, it was determined that a man was shot while in the area of the 400 block of Wilson Street, and then sought assistance while in the 200 block of Wellons Street.

He received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was then airlifted to a local hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.

A vehicle in the area was also damaged by gunfire,police say.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5.

Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.