Arrest made in Chorey Park shooting

Published 10:08 am Saturday, November 3, 2018

Suffolk Police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with a shooting investigation.

Tony Powell Jr., of Suffolk, is charged with armed robbery, malicious wounding, shoot, cut or wound, four counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, and shooting into an occupied dwelling.

The shooting was reported at 10:04 p.m. Friday at Chorey Park Apartments in the 800 block of West Constance Road, according to a city press release.

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Officers found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the upper torso. He was airlifted by Nightingale with serious injuries.

The crime is still under investigation.

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