Teen injured in shooting

Published 11:39 am Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday evening in the 200 block of North Fifth Street.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 10:06 p.m. regarding shots fired in the West Jericho neighborhood, according to a city press release.

Officers found a 17-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound. He received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was ground transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


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

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