Lewis indicted in April murder

Published 5:17 pm Tuesday, July 25, 2023

A Suffolk man was indicted Monday on four felony charges that include first and second degree murder.

The four counts were among the 94 returned by the Suffolk Circuit Court Grand Jury Monday, July 24.

Rashad Pierre Lewis, 18, of Suffolk was indicted through a capias direct indictment on first degree murder charges, along with second degree murder, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and a violent felon possessing/transporting a weapon in connection with an April 5 shooting that left one man dead.

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Lewis is charged with the death of 18-year-old Quadaire Jordan of Suffolk. 

The shooting was reported to Suffolk’s 911 center at 9:52 p.m. April 5 as a person being shot in the 900 block of Brook Avenue.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located Jordan, who was lying on the ground suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, police said in a news release.  Suffolk Fire and Rescue treated him on scene, and then transported him to a local hospital. Jordan later succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

Police secured warrants for Lewis’s arrest and he turned himself in to police.

Lewis remains in custody at the Tidewater Regional Jail, with his arraignment on the charges set for 9:30 a.m. Friday, July 28 in Suffolk Circuit Court.