Suspect in Suffolk homicide arrested, charged with first-degree murder

Jerome Scott
Posted at 10:39 PM, Dec 30, 2021
and last updated 2022-01-14 16:06:36-05

SUFFOLK, Va. - Police announced that a man suspected of a fatal shooting that happened on December 28 was arrested on first-degree murder charges Friday.

26-year-old Jerome Scott was charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection with the murder of 31-year-old Demonz Wilson.

Officials were notified of a shooting at 8:50 p.m. in the area of the 100 block of North Capital Street in the Jericho area of Suffolk. Wilson was found dead on the scene.

The arrest was made through a joint effort with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office.

The investigation is ongoing.