Suspect identified in Tuesday shooting

Published 3:43 pm Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Suffolk Police have identified a suspect in connection with the shooting incident in the 1200 block of White Marsh Road on Tuesday.

According to a city press release, Suffolk Police have obtained arrest warrants for Darius Antonio Jones, 34, of Suffolk, for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; two counts of aggravated malicious wounding; discharge a firearm in or around school; shoot or throw missiles at occupied vehicles; two counts of shoot/stab in commission of a felony; and reckless handling of a firearm causing serious injury.

Two men were shot in Tuesday’s incident and taken to a hospital with serious injuries. It happened at 3:12 p.m.

Jones is considered armed and dangerous, the release stated. Anyone with information is asked to 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.

The incident remains under investigation. No additional information is available for release.