One dead in Pine Street shooting, victim identified

Published 12:40 am Tuesday, January 2, 2024

UPDATED: Jan. 3, 2024 – The Suffolk Police have identified the deceased as Sherman Lee Perry, age 63, of Suffolk.

Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting death that occurred Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, at approximately 9:15 p.m. In a press release, the Suffolk 911 Center received a call for a person suffering from a gunshot wound inside a residence in the 100 block of Pine Street.

When officers arrived, an adult male, age 63, was located suffering from a single gunshot wound.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.


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

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