One dead, one injured in shooting

Published 8:49 pm Sunday, November 28, 2021

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.

“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 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.