Suffolk Police investigate late night shooting

Posted at 4:57 AM, Jan 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-20 15:53:58-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating a shooting incident that happened in the 900 block of Davis Boulevard late Tuesday evening.

Police received a report of shots fired and a male subject on the ground around 11:08 p.m.

Officials said the wounded man sustained life-threatening injuries. He was assessed by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and then airlifted to a local hospital for further treatment.

Later Wednesday, police identified the victim as 30-year-old Gregory Andrae Byrd of Richmond. He is still in the hospital in serious condition.

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