SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Police say a person has life-threatening injuries after being shot multiple times outside a Suffolk Starbucks on Thursday.
According to dispatch, the call for the shooting came in around 10:17 a.m. at the Starbucks located in the 5800 block of Harbour View Blvd. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the victim with multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim was transported to a local hospital and their injuries are considered life-threatening at this time, police said in an update at 5 p.m. One person was apprehended near the scene after fleeing on foot.
The person police apprehended after the shooting was released from custody Thursday, WAVY has confirmed, and is not facing charges at this time.
One person who says she was in the Starbucks at the time told 10 On Your Side’s Raven Payne that a man was inside the business causing a disturbance and then another man shot him. She said she heard about five gunshots.
Police later said there was a verbal dispute inside the store, which turned physical. The victim was later shot outside the store near the parking lot.
No further information has been released at this time. 10 On Your Side is working to learn more.
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