Police investigate shooting, carjacking

Published 11:10 am Wednesday, January 12, 2022

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Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting and attempted carjacking incident that happened early Wednesday.

According to a city press release, the incident in the 6100 block of Brookwood Drive was reported at 4:38 a.m.

The victim, a 36-year-old Suffolk man, told police that three individuals approached him on foot and attempted to rob him of his vehicle. The victim was reluctant to give up his vehicle and was shot by one of the suspects. He was taken to an area hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening.

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The three Black male suspects fled the scene in a vehicle described as a possible blue crossover SUV.

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.