Shelter in place lifted: Two juvenile suspects arrested after barricade in Suffolk shed

Posted at 4:03 PM, Oct 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-05 11:11:03-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police are on the scene of a barricade situation in the area of N. 5th Street and Railroad Avenue on Monday afternoon.

The incident is in the Lloyd Place neighborhood and it was reported around 1:45 p.m.

Around 5:30 p.m., Suffolk Police said the barricade situation has peacefully resolved and the juvenile males, age 17 and 15 surrendered and have been taken into custody.

Both have been charged with Violation of a Juvenile Court Order.

No injuries were reported, police said.

In an update to shelter in place from earlier in the day, police now say there will still be a large police presence in the immediate area while the investigation remains ongoing, however, there is no need for residents to continue to shelter in place.

Detention Orders have been obtained and the subjects will be transported to Police Headquarters for further questioning before then being transported to Chesapeake Juvenile Services.

Officers previously said they were seeking to locate the two juvenile subjects that were wanted on multiple felony charges. The juveniles then barricaded themselves in a shed in the area and were presumed to be armed, according to police.

The 17-year-old had additional charges placed against him following the barricade situation. He's being charged with Attempted Aggravated Malicious Wounding, Juvenile in Possession of Firearm, Discharge Firearm in a Public Place, Shooting in Commission of Felony, and Reckless Handling of a Firearm. These charges are related to incidents that occurred on September 30, 2021.

The SWAT Team and multiple Officers are on scene.