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SUFFOLK- A man was shot early Saturday in Suffolk.

Police were called to the 1700 block of Freeney Avenue after people reported gunfire around 2:45 a.m. During a search of the area, officers found 26-year-old Christopher B. Copeland wounded in the backseat of a car on S. 4th Street Avenue.

Copeland was taken to the hospital and was in stable condition.

The investigation into the shooting continues. Anyone with information can call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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