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Teen wanted in Hampton shooting investigation

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Posted at 11:15 AM, Sep 26, 2013
and last updated 2013-09-26 11:15:47-04

Hampton, Va. – Hampton police are searching for an 18-year-old wanted in connection with a shooting that happened back in July.

It happened on July 28, 2013 in the 1500 block of East Pembroke Avenue.

At 11:38 p.m., Hampton Communications received a 911 call in reference to a shooting victim at the McDonald’s parking lot
located in the 1500 block of East Pembroke Avenue.

When police arrived, they found a 14-year-old Hampton boy, suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his foot. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment and has since been released.

Police say the victim and the suspect, who knew each other, got into a physical altercation in the area of Pembroke Avenue and Grimes Road. The altercation escalated, a firearm was brandished, and the victim was shot.

The suspect has been identified as 18-year-old Antonio Louis Pittman of Hampton, with a last known address in the 2000 block of Rawood Drive. He currently has warrants on file for one count of Maiming, and one count of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

Anyone with information on this crime 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 of 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). (Please be advised that the anonymous texting is not affiliated with Crime Line).

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