Overnight shooting in Suffolk leaves 1 hospitalized

Suffolk Police are investigating a shooting overnight that left one man hospitalized.

According to police, the shooting occurred at approximately 1:53 a.m. in the 100 block of S. 5th Street in downtown Suffolk.

Police say they located the victim, 40-year-old Joe Bernard Saunders, lying on the floor inside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was airlifted to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where he has been reported as stable.

The investigation is ongoing and no additional details are available at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-Lock-U-Up.

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