Swamp shooting investigated

Published 6:02 pm Sunday, May 12, 2019

Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting that happened Sunday in the Great Dismal Swamp.

The shooting was reported at 2:40 p.m. on Jericho Ditch Lane, according to a city press release. The adult male victim was treated by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and ground transported to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries, the press release stated.

A police report indicated the victim is a 28-year-old man but redacted his name. It also says “the offender reported shooting the victim.”

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Sunday’s press release stated there is no further information available for release. City spokeswoman Diana Klink also stated on Monday evening that no updates were available.