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Police investigate shooting

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.

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.