22 year old identified as victim in Sunday night shooting

Published 11:21 pm Monday, May 16, 2022

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A 22-year-old Suffolk man was killed in a Sunday evening shooting in the 100 block of Nancy Drive, according to Suffolk Police. 

Police responded to the shooting around 8:21 p.m., with the Suffolk 911 Center receiving multiple calls of shots being fired in the area of the Autumn Ridge Apartments.  

When police arrived they located the man who had been shot, Deshawn Maurice Bazemore Jr. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Police said several vehicles and occupied apartments were struck by bullets, and no additional injuries were reported. 

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.