Man shot while trying to fight off attempted robber in Hampton bowling alley bathroom

Posted at 4:52 PM, Jul 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-21 16:52:48-04

Hampton, Va.- A man suffered minor injuries after he was shot trying to fight off a man who he says tried to rob him in the bathroom of a Hampton bowling alley.

This happened  on July 20th at the Spare Times on Family Fun Place.

Police say when they arrived, they found the 23-year-old man who was suffering from a minor graze gunshot wound.

He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police say he was approached by two men while he was in the bathroom. One of the men took out a gun and tried to rob him.

They say the 23-year-old got into a struggle with one of the suspects and that’s when a shot was fired.

Both suspects took off and went out of a back door.

The first suspect is described as a black male with a short afro haircut, he’s about 5’8 to 5’10” and weighs around 140-160 pounds. He was wearing a white shirt, white shoes, black pants and a green hat.

The second suspect is also described as a black male who was bout 5’8 to 5’10” and weighs around 140-160 pounds. He was wearing an orange striped t-shirt, white and black shoes, camouflage shorts and he was armed.

If you know anything that could help police catch these two, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.