Police investigate shooting

Published 8:54 am Wednesday, April 21, 2021

UPDATE: Suffolk Police advise that the victim in this morning’s shooting has been identified as Jermaine Howard Morris, age 22, of Suffolk.

He remains hospitalized in serious condition.

Earlier: Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting that happened early Wednesday in the 600 block of East Washington Street.


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The shooting was reported at 1:52 a.m., according to a city press release. Once on scene, Officers discovered an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. He received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was taken by ground ambulance to a local hospital with serious injuries.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time, and there is no further information available, the press release stated.

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