Police investigate shooting

Published 10:33 pm Monday, May 17, 2021

Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Monday evening in the 300 block of Hunter Street.

Gunshots heard in the area were reported at 5:10 p.m., according to a city press release. While officers were responding to the area, an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound was driven in a private vehicle to Suffolk Police Precinct 1 located at 230 E. Washington St. The victim received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was ground transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police on Tuesday identified the victim as Ladante Darrell Myrick,  29, of Suffolk. He has been treated and released from the hospital.

Following preliminary investigation, it was determined that several vehicles and residences were also struck by gunfire during the incident.

The investigation remains ongoing at this time and there is no further information available for release.  If anyone has information regarding this incident, 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.