Juvenile shot, seriously injured at McDonald’s in Suffolk Wednesday

Suffolk

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk Police say a juvenile was shot and seriously injured at a McDonald’s restaurant Wednesday night.

Police responded to a call of a shooting around 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at a McDonald’s in the 6200 block of College Drive. Officials did not specify where on the restaurant property the shooting happened.

A male juvenile was treated at the scene and taken to a local hospital with injuries considered serious, Suffolk officials said.

The investigation is still in the preliminary stages.

Police said there is no further information as of about 9 p.m.

The owners of the McDonald’s location, Jim and Leslie Wheeler, released a statement following the shooting Wednesday night: “We take incidents like this seriously and we put the safety of our customers and employees first and foremost. We are praying for a full recovery of the teen that was injured and have trust in the Suffolk Police Department to handle this case swiftly.”

Stay with WAVY.com for updates.

(WAVY photo/Christine Bethea)

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