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Police investigate shooting incident

Suffolk Police are currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred Saturday evening.

Emergency Communications received a call at 7:52 p.m. advising of a male victim that was shot while in the 100 block of Eighth Street, according to a city press release. The victim received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was airlifted to a local hospital with  injuries not considered life-threatening.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time and there is no further information available for release.  Anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line.  To submit online, go to www.p3tips.com, visit the Suffolk Police Department website (www.suffolkva.us/spd) and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/suffolkpolicedepartment. You can are also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at p3tips.com and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.