Two men injured in Charles Street shooting early Monday

Published 4:07 pm Monday, January 30, 2023

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Two men were shot early Monday morning in an incident in the 100 block of Charles Street, leaving one in critical condition.

Suffolk 911 Center received a call about a person suffering from a gunshot wound at 12:29 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30.

When Suffolk Police arrived on the scene they discovered one adult male victim, age 26, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim had non-life-threatening injuries.  The man was treated by Suffolk Fire and EMS then transported to an area hospital, police said in a news release.

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A second call was received at about 12:30 a.m. for a second adult male victim, age 28, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. This man was located in the 200 block of Bute Street.

The preliminary investigation determined the second individual was also shot while on Charles Street.  The victim was treated by Suffolk Fire and EMS then transported to an area hospital.  

The second victim sustained life-threatening injuries. He was in critical, but stable condition. 

The investigation remains ongoing at this time, and police said there is no further information available for release.

If anyone has information regarding this incident, contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line.  To submit online, 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 Residents 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 and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.