Marked Va. cop car shot multiple times while officer was driving

The officer was not injured by gunfire that struck the patrol car three times


By Jessica Nolte
The Virginian-Pilot

SUFFOLK, Va. — Suffolk police are investigating after a marked police vehicle was shot multiple times Tuesday night.

Dispatchers were called about the shooting at 7:25 p.m. in the 200 block of North Broad Street.

Police are investigating after a Suffolk police vehicle was shot multiple times Tuesday night. (Photo/City of Suffolk)
Police are investigating after a Suffolk police vehicle was shot multiple times Tuesday night. (Photo/City of Suffolk)

In a news release, the city said an officer was driving through the area when the vehicle was shot three times. The officer was not injured.

The city said there was a “large police presence” in the area while police collected evidence and searched for a suspect. No suspect information was released.

Information was not provided about the motive or circumstance of the shooting.

Anyone with information that will help investigators is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

©2020 The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Va.)

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