Man arrested in 2018 shooting that injured dog, sent another man to hospital in Suffolk


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk Police have arrested a man in connection to a shooting that happened in December of 2018.

Officers were dispatched to the 100 block of Wellons Street, in downtown Suffolk, around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

A man was found at the scene suffering from a gunshot wound. The release said Suffolk Fire and Rescue personnel treated the man on scene before taking him to an area hospital.

A dog at the residence was also injured by gunfire.

Nearly 2 years later, police say a man in connection to the shooting has been arrested.

26-year-old Robert Earl King III was arrested and charged with shooting in commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, 2 counts of use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony, and cruelty to animals.

He is currently in custody at Western Tidewater Regional Jail.

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