Man seriously injured, suspect in custody after shooting on Holland Road in Suffolk


SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk police said a man was seriously injured in a shooting Tuesday night on Holland Road.

Dispatchers received multiple calls about an incident Tuesday night. The first came in at 8:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of Holland Road for a report of a fight in progress. At 8:50 p.m., a second call came in reporting a person being shot at the same location.

Police said the victim, a 27-year-old man, was treated at the scene by Suffolk Fire & Rescue and then taken to a hospital with serious injuries.

The suspect in the shooting was still on the scene when police arrived. Police identified the suspect as 22-year-old Elijah Likeem Brown.

Elijah Likeem Brown, Dec. 8, 2021 (Photo Courtesy – WTRJ)

Brown is facing multiple charges including felonious assault, 3 counts of discharging a firearm in a public place, 3 counts of reckless handling of a firearm, and use or display of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Brown is currently in the custody of Western Tidewater Regional Jail

Those with information can submit an anonymous tip by calling 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, downloading the P3 tips app to a mobile device, or visiting and submitting a tip.

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