Police seek shooting suspect


A 19-year-old teen was shot early Tuesday morning and police are asking for help locating the person responsible.

Officer Richard Wegner said Jarvis Davis was at University Deli at 1019 N. University Drive at about 12:30 a.m. when an unknown black male approached him and pulled a gun.

According to police, the unknown man demanded money and he and Davis began struggling over the gun, which discharged and a shot hit Davis in the stomach.

Wegner said a friend of Davis took him to the Jefferson Regional Medical Center emergency room where Davis underwent surgery.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police Detective Division at 730-2090 and all calls will be kept confidential. A reward may be available for information that leads to an arrest.