SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk Police are currently seeking a 40-year-old man from North Carolina following a domestic-related shooting incident that sent a woman to a local hospital.

Reports say the shooting happened around 8:20 p.m. Saturday in the 2400 block of Pittmantown Road.

The adult woman was airlifted via Nightingale to a local hospital after suffering non life-threatening injuries.

Police say 40-year-old Antron Leon Gatling from Gates County fled the scene before Suffolk Police arrived.

Gatling is wanted on charges of aggravated malicious wounding, attempted malicious wounding, discharge of a firearm in an occupied dwelling, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, grand larceny, assault and battery, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

At this time, he is presumed to be in North Carolina.

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