Police pursue shooting suspects

Published 11:04 pm Friday, October 19, 2018

Suffolk Police on Friday responded to a report of a shooting and ended up pursuing a vehicle from the scene.

A report came in at 8:52 p.m. regarding a shooting in the 200 block of North Fourth Street, city spokesman Andy Franklin said on Friday night. Police located a victim suffering a gunshot wound to the leg that was not believed to be life-threatening, Franklin said.

Officers observed a vehicle recklessly leaving the scene and pursued the vehicle up Nansemond Parkway, where the vehicle crashed just on the other side of the Chesapeake city line, Franklin stated.

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Two suspects were detained, and one was still at large. The detective bureau and Chesapeake K-9 units were on the scene, Franklin stated.

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