Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting on North Capital Street in Suffolk


UPDATE: Jerome J. Scott was arrested on January 14 and charged with first-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The arrest was made through a joint effort with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office.

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Suffolk police are looking for a 26-year-old man who’s wanted in connection with a fatal shooting on North Capitol Street this week.

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Police said Jerome J. Scott is charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The charges stem from a shooting Monday night in the 100 block of North Capital Street. Demonz Markese Wilson, 31, of Suffolk, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe Scott may be driving a black Mercedes Benz sedan or a dark-colored Dodge Durango.

Scott should be considered armed and dangerous.

The investigation is ongoing.

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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