Police make arrest in shooting incidents

Published 9:10 pm Friday, March 26, 2021

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Suffolk Police have made an arrest related to shooting incidents that happened late Thursday.

Emanuel Antonio Brendelson, age 18, of Suffolk, has been arrested on a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and additional charges against the subject are forthcoming, according to a city press release. He is in custody at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

The incidents were reported at 11:48 p.m. in the area of Kensington Boulevard and Squire Reach, according to a city press release. Officers recovered multiple projectiles and determined that several separate occupied residences had been struck, with one being struck multiple times.

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In an update late Friday, police said four residences were struck, and one had a projectile enter the residence. There were no injuries.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time.  Anyone that has information regarding these incidents is asked to 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.