Police searching for suspect in connection with Hampton parking lot shooting

Posted at 5:33 PM, Sep 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-30 11:49:10-04

Hampton, Va. – Police are asking for your help to locate a suspect in connection to a shooting that happened in Hampton.

Gemini Hardy

Gemini Hardy (Photo: Hampton PD)

Gemini Andre Hardy, a 30-year-old Hampton resident, has warrants on file for one count of malicious wounding, one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of shooting within 1000 feet of a school.

Police were notified about the shooting at 4:35 p.m. on Tuesday.

When they arrived, they found a 29-year-old man who had been shot in a parking lot in the 1500 block of Briarfield Road.

He was taken to the hospital for non life-threatening injuries.

Investigators have determined that the victim and suspect knew each other and got into a verbal argument.

During the argument, the suspect shot the victim.

Anyone with information that will help police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip via text message to the Crime Line by texting “HAMPTONPDTIPS plus your tip” to 274637 (CRIMES).

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.