Police arrest shooting suspect

Published 9:11 pm Tuesday, June 16, 2020

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Suffolk Police have arrested a man in connection to a Nansemond Parkway shooting that took place earlier this month.

Preston Otis Davis IV, 27, of Suffolk, was arrested last week and charged with two counts of aggravated malicious wounding, reckless handling of a firearm, the use or display of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possessing or transporting a firearm by a convicted felon.

The shooting was reported at 2:57 a.m. June 4 in the 1000 block of Nansemond Parkway when officers learned that a 33-year-old Suffolk man had been taken to the hospital by an acquaintance. His gunshot wounds were not considered life-threatening.

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Police said several vehicles and two apartment buildings in the Heritage Acres complex were also damaged by gunfire.

Davis has a hearing is scheduled for 10 a.m. Oct. 26 in Suffolk General District Court.

Police are continuing their investigation into the incident.