Police investigate shooting

Published 12:43 am Thursday, November 23, 2017

Suffolk police are investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday afternoon.

An adult male victim arrived at a local hospital for medical treatment for a gunshot wound not considered life-threatening, according to a city press release.

The victim told police he had been shot by an unknown subject about 4:38 p.m. while walking on Ashley Avenue in the South Saratoga area.

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The investigation is in the preliminary stages, and no further information is being released, the press release stated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips through the free P3 Tips mobile app, by going to www.p3tips.com or by visiting the Suffolk Police Department website at www.suffolkva.us/spd and looking for the Suffolk Crime Line link. Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.