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Hampton police searching for two men wanted in Saturday shooting

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Posted at 9:04 AM, Jul 22, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-22 09:04:42-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton Police are searching for two suspects in a shooting on West Queen Street on Saturday afternoon.

After receiving multiple 911 calls around 3:24 pm, officers arrived to find a 20-year-old Hampton man suffering from gunshot wounds to the lower torso and hand.

He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is currently in stable condition.

The investigation revealed that the victim was in the 1300 block of West Queens Street when a vehicle occupied by two men approached the victim and fired multiple shots.

The men have been identified as Floyd Lee Taybron, a 20-year-old Hampton man who resides in the 400 block of Greenbriar Avenue and Tyrek Allen, a 19-year-old Newport News man that resides in the 700 block of Waterfront Circle.

Both suspects have warrants on file for one count of Maiming, one count of Using a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and one count of Shooting from a Vehicle.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or Crime Line at 1-888- LOCK-U-UP.

Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line call results in an arrest the caller is eligible for a reward up to $1,000!  You can also send an anonymous tip via text message to the Hampton Police Division by texting the keyword 757HPD and your tip to 847411 (tip411).