Early morning shooting leaves one person dead

Published 9:36 am Saturday, July 11, 2020

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Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting incident that left one person dead early Saturday morning.

The shots fired call was reported at 2:44 a.m. in the 200 block of North Broad Street and First Avenue, according to a city press release. Officers arrived and found a vehicle that had come to rest against a residence. The driver and sole occupant was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The victim has been identified as Lamar Octavious Elliott, age 29, of Suffolk.

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The residence did not sustain any damage. No further information is available for release, the city 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.