Suffolk police launch investigation into Tuesday shooting

Published 4:50 pm Tuesday, December 5, 2023

The Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting they say occurred on Tuesday, Dec.5, 2023, at approximately 12: 06 p.m., 911 received a call regarding a shooting incident in the 100 block of Lee Street.

Suffolk Police arrived on the scene and determined that an adult male opened fire, striking an occupied vehicle containing three adult males. The driver of the vehicle then struck the shooter with his car, injuring him. The shooter assailant received non-life threatening injuries and was treated on the scene by Suffolk Fire and Rescue and transported to an area hospital.

The vehicle left the scene and was stopped at a separate location at W. Constance Road and W. Washington Street. No injuries were reported from the occupants of the vehicle.


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The investigation remains ongoing, 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, 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. 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.