Man arrested following early-morning shooting

Published 2:32 pm Monday, October 5, 2020

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Suffolk Police have arrested a Suffolk man in connection with an early-morning shooting incident on Monday.

The incident was reported at 1:32 a.m. Oct. 5. A person with a gun in the 2100 block of Kentucky Avenue was reported.

Police arrived and spoke with the victim, who indicated their vehicle had been shot by a known offender, according to a city press release. The offender was then located and taken into custody. There were no injuries.

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The offender, Jamonte Kawuan Robinson, 27, was arrested and charged with shooting at occupied vehicle, brandishing a firearm, discharge a firearm in public, attempted aggravated assault, assault and battery, shooting in the roadway, and reckless handling of a firearm. Robinson is being held with no bond at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.