Police investigate shooting

Published 8:40 pm Monday, May 21, 2012

Suffolk police are investigating a shooting that took place in a downtown neighborhood Monday.

Dispatchers received several calls around 3:54 p.m. about the shooting, which occurred in the 400 block of Wilson Street, according to a city press release.

A male victim was treated at the scene and then transported to Sentara Obici Hospital. He then was flown via Nightingale to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he underwent surgery.

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His condition was not available at press time.

Police initially interviewed a subject picked up nearby on North Wellons Street, but he was found not to be connected to the shooting, according to a press release from the city.

Anyone who has information is asked to call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Callers to Crime Line never have to give their names or appear in court, and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.