Shooting sends one to hospital

Published 10:07 am Saturday, July 31, 2021

Getting your Trinity Audio player ready...

Suffolk Police are currently investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning in the 600 block of East Washington Street.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 2:48 a.m. and once on scene, officers found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound that was deemed non-life-threatening, according to a city press release.

The victim received emergency medical assessment and treatment by Suffolk Fire & Rescue personnel and was ground transported to a local hospital.

Email newsletter signup

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, visit the Suffolk Police Department website ( and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at 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 and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.