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Man airlifted after Suffolk shooting; suspect arrested

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Tony Powell Jr.

SUFFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Police have made an arrest in an investigation into a shooting Friday night on the 800 block of West Constance Road.

They were dispatched to the scene shortly after 10 p.m., and located an adult male with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was airlifted to the hospital by Nightingale with serious injuries. 

The suspect, 18-year-old Tony Powell Jr., of Suffolk, was arrested Saturday and charged with armed robbery, malicious wounding, shoot cut or wound, four counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony and shooting into an unoccupied dwelling. 

This is an ongoing investigation. If you or anyone you know has details about this crime, you are encouraged to contact Suffolk Police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). 

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