SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk police have arrested two men in connection with a shooting that left a man seriously injured on Friday, May 20.

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Police say they received multiple calls for shots fired around 12:49 a.m. in the 600 block of East Washington Street near the Sunoco gas station and Ding Wing supermarket.

When officers arrived on the scene, they located 29-year-old man who was shot. The man was treated on scene and transported a local hospital with injuries believed to be life-threatening.

Police identified two men as persons of interest: 21-year-old Dontral Steward and 22-year-old Treyzhan Outlaw.

Outlaw was also wanted on a charge of third offense – concealed weapon (F) for an unrelated incident, and was taken into custody on that charge on Thursday, May 26.

Police have not charged him in relation to the shooting at this time.


Steward was also arrested on Thursday, on a warrant for carrying a concealed weapon-subsequent offense for an unrelated matter.

This was the fourth reported shooting or stabbing in Suffolk in a week’s span, and all were in close proximity.

The first shooting happened Sunday night in the 100 block of Nancy Drive. A man, Deshawn Maurice Bazemore, Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second shooting happened Monday afternoon in the 400 block of Hunter Street, off County Street. A man was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries and there’s no suspect information at this time.

There was also a life-threatening stabbing Tuesday morning in the 300 block of Collier Crescent, off Locust Street and White Marsh Road. A juvenile male was taken into custody in that case.

There’s no indication at this time that any of the violent incidents were connected.

Those with information are encouraged to submit a tip via P3 tips or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.