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Wednesday evening shooting in Hampton believed to be drug-related

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Posted at 11:28 AM, Sep 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-29 11:28:56-04

HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday evening that left one man injured.

Police say they were called to the 900 block of West Pembroke Avenue just before 7 p.m. in reference to a shooting complaint.

The investigation revealed that a 31-year-old man was approached by a known person who pointed a gun at home. As the victim ran away, he was shot one time.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

There is no suspect information at this time and the case is still under investigation.

Police say they believe the incident is drug-related.