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Police investigate shooting

The Suffolk Police Department is investigating a shooting incident that happened Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting was reported at 2:35 p.m., according to a city press release. Preliminary investigation found an adult male suffered a gunshot wound in the area of the 400 block of Wilson Street, and sought assistance in the 200 block of Wellons Street.

The man was airlifted to a hospital for treatment of injuries not considered life-threatening.

A vehicle in the area was also damaged by gunfire. The investigation remains ongoing.

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.