Man shot, homes struck by downtown gunfire

Published 5:01 am Tuesday, May 10, 2022

A man was injured and two homes struck by gunfire Monday night in the 200 block of Jackson Street downtown.

The gunshot victim “self-transported” to Sentara Obici Hospital, where he was treated for a non-life-threatening wound, Suffolk police said in a news release.

The Suffolk 911 Center received a call at 9:21 p.m. about shots fired in the area of Jackson Street, which connects with South Saratoga Street. 


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Responding officers found several shell casings in the street and two residences that had sustained damage; none of the occupants was injuried.

Police ask for anyone with information about the incident to go to, visit the Suffolk Police Department website ( and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. 

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