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Shooting, attempted robbery victim walks into Hampton hospital

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Dec 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-02 12:26:50-05

HAMPTON, Va. – The victim of a shooting and attempted robbery walked into the Hampton Sentara CarePlex hospital Thursday evening.

At 8:47 p.m., police received a call regarding a walk-in shooting victim at the hospital.

When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old man suffering from a single gunshot wound. He is expected to be okay.

According to police, the victim was walking in the 300 block of Jonquil Lane when a man approached him and demanded his belongings.

When the victim ran away, the suspect shot him.

The suspect is described as a black male with a dark complexion around 6′ feet tall.  He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt or jacket and black pants.

If you have any information that may help police, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.