Beech Street man dies Friday from gunshot wound

Published 9:47 pm Friday, April 7, 2023

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A Suffolk man died Friday night from gunshot wounds at his residence  in the 300 block of Beech Street.

Suffolk 911 Center received a call in reference to the shooting at 7:23 p.m. Friday, April 7. 

When officers arrived, an adult male was located suffering from a gunshot wound, according to a news release.  The victim, David Joshua Gomes, 27, of Suffolk, was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

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There is no suspect information at this time. The investigation remains ongoing. 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 Resident 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.