Police charge teen in December shooting

Published 4:19 pm Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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Suffolk Police have arrested a 17-year-old in a Dec. 28 shooting, according to a city press release.

The incident happened in the 400 block of Wilson Street. The teenager has been charged with shooting from occupied vehicle, shooting into occupied dwelling, possession of firearm by juvenile, use or display firearm in commission of a felony, reckless handling of firearm, destruction of property, discharge firearm in public place, and shooting in/across road or in street.

The juvenile is in custody and will be transferred to Chesapeake Juvenile Services, the press release stated.

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Virginia State Code prohibits law enforcement from identifying juveniles charged with a criminal offense.

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.