Police investigate shooting incidents

Published 10:22 am Friday, March 26, 2021

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Suffolk Police are currently investigating incidents involving shooting into multiple occupied residences that occurred overnight in the Berkshire Meadows neighborhood.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 11:48 p.m. Thursday regarding the incidents that occurred in the area of Kensington Boulevard and Squire Reach, according to a city press release.

Once on scene, officers recovered multiple projectiles and initially determined that several separate occupied residences had been struck, with one residence being struck multiple times. SWAT teams are also on scene. Persons of interest have been detained.  No injuries have been reported at this time.

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Given the late overnight timeframe that these shooting incidents occurred, officers are currently actively canvassing the neighborhood door-to-door in the immediate area for potential additional damages, the press release stated. It is anticipated that police will be in the area for several hours. Currently the areas of Catapult Court and Squire Reach at Kensington Boulevard are closed.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time and there is no further information available for release.  If you live in the neighborhood and your residence or vehicle has sustained any damage, or if anyone has information regarding these incidents, please 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 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.