Police seek shooting suspect

Published 3:30 pm Friday, June 5, 2020

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Police are seeking a suspect in a shooting incident that happened early Thursday morning.

The shooting was reported at 2:57 a.m. in the 1000 block of Nansemond Parkway, according to a city press release. Officers learned a 33-year-old Suffolk man had been taken to a hospital by an acquaintance. His gunshot wounds were not considered life-threatening.

Several vehicles, and two apartment buildings at the Heritage Acres complex, were also damaged by gunfire.

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Police have warrants against 27-year-old Preston Otis Davis IV, of Suffolk, including reckless handling of a firearm, use or display firearm in commission of a felony, possession of firearm by felon, and two counts of attempt to commit non-capital offense.

Davis has brown hair and brown eyes and stands 5 feet, 11 inches tall. He weighs 180 pounds.

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.