Suffolk Police investigate early morning shooting that left one man injured

Suffolk police investigate
Posted at 6:02 AM, Apr 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-21 11:49:47-04

SUFFOLK, Va. - Suffolk Police responded to a report of a shooting incident that happened Wednesday in the 600 block of East Washington Street around 1:52 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers found a man, identified as 22-year-old Jermaine Howard Morris suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was assessed and treated by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries.

Morris is still hospitalized in serious condition, police said.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time and there is no further information available for release.

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