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14-year-old girl in critical condition after being hit by stray gunfire in Hampton

Posted at 10:40 AM, Jan 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-02 17:24:12-05

Hampton, Va. - A 14-year-old girl remains in critical condition after being hit by stray gunfire while attending a party on New Year's Day.

Police received a call of a shooting at the party in the 700 block of Childs Avenue at 9:24pm and found the teen suffering from a single gunshot wound.

The girl was struck by one of several bullets from a shooting outside the home. The shots went into the home where the party was taking place and hit the victim.

Bullet hole in a window of the home

She was transported to a local hospital and remains in critical condition.

The incident and motive are still under investigation.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.