Suspect arrested in Hampton hotel shooting

Posted at 7:22 AM, Jan 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-27 16:41:03-05

HAMPTON, Va. — Hampton Police are investigating a shooting that left one dead and two injured late Friday night.

Around 11:30 p.m., dispatchers received a call about a shooting that occurred at the Red Roof Inn located in the 1900 block of Coliseum Drive in Hampton.

Police say three suspects approached a group of individuals the hotel, wearing masks and carrying firearms, and began firing towards the group.

Upon arrival, officers located three people suffering from gunshot wounds. Two individuals were transported to a local hospital to be treated for their injuries. The third individual, identified as Robert Allen Woodford, Jr., was struck by the gunfire of his accomplice, and died from his injuries on the scene.

A 17-year-old male juvenile has been arrested in connection to the shooting. He has been charged with one count of Murder, one count of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and two counts of Maiming.

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