Police make arrest in shooting

Published 7:40 pm Wednesday, December 8, 2021

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Suffolk Police have made an arrest in a Tuesday night shooting incident.

Elijah Likeem Brown, 22, of Suffolk, was arrested on charges including felonious assault, discharge firearm in public place (3 counts), reckless handling of firearm (3 counts), and use or display firearm in commission of felony. He is currently in custody at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail, according to a city press release.

The victim has been identified as Keron A. Keeling, 27, of Suffolk, the press release stated. He remains hospitalized.

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The shooting happened in the 1500 block of Holland Road. A fight in progress was reported at 8:45 p.m., with the shooting reported at 8:50 p.m.

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 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.