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Police seek suspect information after shooting and carjacking in Suffolk

According to the victim, three men approached him while he was in his car and tried to take it.

SUFFOLK, Va. — Police in Suffolk are investigating a carjacking and shooting that happened Wednesday morning.

According to a news release, emergency personnel received the call at 4:38 a.m. The incident happened on the 6100 block of Brookwood Drive. 

According to the victim, who has been identified as Lavar Bowser, 36, of Suffolk, three men approached him while he was in his car and tried to take it. 

Bowser was then shot by one of the suspects after trying to not give up his car. 

The suspects then left in what could be a blue crossover SUV. 

Bowser was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening wounds. 

This is an ongoing investigation. If you have any information that could help police, contact the Suffolk Police Department at 757-923-2350 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit an anonymous online tip by clicking here.