Police investigate after man found dead in vehicle after report of shooting in Suffolk

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Posted at 2:35 PM, Jun 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-21 15:12:42-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police are investigating after a man was found dead in a vehicle Monday morning.

Around 11:26 a.m., the Suffolk 911 Center received an anonymous call from someone who said a victim had been shot. The victim was located in the 600 block of Matthews Court.

When police arrived at the scene, they found a vehicle with a man dead inside of it that had been shot. Police identified the man as 22-year-old Justin Abel Littlejohn.

News 3 spoke to a neighbor who says the car was parked in front of his driveway. He did not want reveal his identity.

"It wasn’t parked properly. It was sort of in the street. I could hardly get out of my driveway. I was gonna call the police later on in the day. I just thought it was somebody that left a car there or I thought maybe it had been stolen, but it was a lot more to it than a stolen car - somebody was in it dead," the neighbor said.

Police say the investigation remains ongoing at this time, and there is no further information.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).