Police make arrest in Saturday shooting

Published 12:55 pm Monday, September 21, 2020

Suffolk Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting early Saturday morning on Saint James Avenue.

Jermaine Orlando Brock, 33, of Suffolk, was arrested Sept. 19 and charged with aggravated malicious wounding, possession of a firearm by a non-violent felon, discharging a firearm in a public place and reckless handling of a firearm, according to a city news release.

Brock is currently being held at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.


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Police said the incident was reported at 3:39 a.m. Sept. 19 in the 300 block of Saint James Avenue, in which a man suffered non-life-threatening injuries as the result of a single gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital. That man has since been treated and released from the hospital, according to the news release.