Police investigate shooting

Published 3:53 pm Monday, May 25, 2020

Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting that happened late Sunday.

About 11:48 p.m., officers heard and responded to shots fired in the 100 block of East Washington Street, according to a city press release. Officers arriving found more than 100 individuals in the vicinity of an event venue and observed multiple active fights, the press release said.

A 27-year-old woman was suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. She received emergency medical treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was ground transported to a local hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

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Several individuals were taken into custody for disorderly conduct, and the incident remains under investigation, the press release stated.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips 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.