Man arrested, charged with malicious wounding and robbery in Portsmouth shooting that left 1 wounded

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Posted at 6:00 AM, Mar 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-20 08:04:27-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating after a man was hurt in a shooting early Sunday morning.

According to police, the shooting happened at around 5:07 a.m. near the 900 block of Vermont Avenue.

When police arrived on scene, they found the man suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

On March 16, 2022, the Special Investigation Unity and Fugitive Apprehension Unit arrested 34-year-old Reginald Suggs in connection with this shooting. Suggs was charged with aggravated malicious wounding, use of a firearm, robbery, reckless handling of a firearm, brandishing a firearm, destruction of property and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Suggs remains in custody at the Portsmouth City Jail.

If you or someone you know has information in this case that could lead to an arrest, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.