Police investigate shooting

Published 9:16 pm Wednesday, June 22, 2016

The Suffolk Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that left one person injured.

At 12:12 a.m. Wednesday, an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driving recklessly in the area of the 1200 block of North Main Street, according to a city press release.

The officer discovered that a passenger in the vehicle was suffering from a gunshot wound and had allegedly been robbed. City spokeswoman Diana Klink said they were on their way to take the victim to the hospital.

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The victim, an adult male, received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was taken by ground ambulance to an area hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

Klink said detectives are continuing their investigation into the case and do not have a suspect or motive at this time. She also could not say where the reported robbery and shooting occurred. No further information was available.

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