Hampton police searching for suspect in Pacific Drive shooting

Posted at 9:46 PM, Sep 07, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-08 00:03:06-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton Police have identified the suspect responsible for Thursday’s shooting on Pacific drive.

Police are searching for 23-year-old Davon Pierre Brooks, who has a last known address in the 2100 block of Victoria Blvd. in Hampton.

Police initially received their first call about the shooting at 09:32 p.m. on Thursday

When officers arrived they found a 42-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound to the upper torso. He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital and remains hospitalized with possibly life threatening injuries.

Police say that between the Brooks and victim, who are known to each other, got into an argument inside a residence and during the argument Brooks pulled a gun and shot the victim.

Brooks currently has warrants on file for one count of Aggravated Malicious Wounding, one count of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Anyone with information 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 $1,000.00. 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). (Anonymous texting is not affiliated with Crime Line).