Police issue warrants in fatal shooting

Published 10:29 pm Thursday, December 30, 2021

Suffolk Police have issued arrest warrants for a Suffolk man in connection with Monday’s fatal shooting.

Jerome J. Scott, 26, is charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony in connection with the death of 31-year-old Demonz Wilson, according to a city press release.

The shooting that killed Wilson happened Monday in the 100 block of North Capital Street.

Scott is believed to be operating a black Mercedes-Benz sedan or dark-colored Dodge Durango, the city press release stated.

“He should be considered armed and dangerous,” the release stated.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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.