SUFFOLK, Va. - Police are currently investigating a shooting incident that happened Sunday, May 2, 2021, near the intersection of Ben Street and East Washington Street.
According to a news release, the report came in around 8:40 p.m., and officers responded to the Hoffler Apartments complex in the 2200 block of East Washington Street where the victim was initially located.
Upon preliminary investigation, Officers located a 13-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound. He was treated by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was ground transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
If anyone has information regarding this incident, please contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line. To submit online, go to www.p3tips.com, visit the Suffolk Police Department website (www.suffolkva.us/spd) and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/suffolkpolicedepartment. You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.