One dead, one injured in shooting

Published 8:49 pm Sunday, November 28, 2021

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One person is dead and one injured after a shooting Sunday afternoon.

The shooting was reported at 3:01 p.m. at the 1100 block of Cogic Square, according to a city press release. Responding police discovered two victims, one of whom succumbed to their injuries. The other was transported to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The victim of the fatality has been identified as Jason Javon Lewis, 21, of Portsmouth. The injured victim, Kareem Jamal Hunter, 24, of Suffolk, remains hospitalized.

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“Citizens in the area can expect to see an increased police presence in the community as the investigation continues,” a city press release stated.

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.