Shooting victim in serious condition

Published 10:10 pm Thursday, December 6, 2018

The victim of a Wednesday morning shooting remains hospitalized in serious condition, according to police officials.

The man has been identified as Haskel Wilbert Wilson Jr., 54, of Suffolk, a city press release stated.

Police reported he was shot just before noon Wednesday in the 200 block of Columbus Avenue in the South Suffolk neighborhood.

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An adult male suspect was in custody on Wednesday, but the suspect has not yet been identified publicly by police. No further details are available for release, the city has stated.

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