Police investigate shooting near South Main Street

Published 1:41 pm Sunday, August 1, 2021

Suffolk Police responded to a local hospital Saturday evening for a report of a shooting.

A city press release stated that an adult male came to the hospital suffering from a gunshot wound deemed non-life-threatening. It was reported at 10:23 p.m.

Police located the crime scene and collected evidence in the area of South Main Street and Truitt Avenue, the press release stated.

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The victim refused to cooperate in the investigation.

City spokeswoman Diana Klink stated this is a different incident from one reported earlier Saturday in which another victim drove himself to the hospital.

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.