Shooting victim drives himself to hospital

Published 12:03 am Sunday, August 1, 2021

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Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred Saturday evening, after an adult male with a gunshot wound drove himself to a local hospital.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 6:26 p.m. advising of the incident, according to a city press release.

The incident reportedly occurred while the victim was driving in the downtown area, according to the release; however, no crime scene has yet been located and police are still investigating.

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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.