Arrest made in connection with Hampton shooting on Childs Avenue

Posted at 9:05 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-19 07:36:59-04

HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Police Division has arrested Caleb Devon Ovanati Freeman in connection with a shooting.

Freeman has been charged with one count of Aggravated Malicious Wounding, one count of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, one count of Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling and one count of a Felony Failure to Appear.

On April 24 around 3:26 p.m., police responded to the 700 block of Childs Avenue in reference to a shooting. Officers arrived at the scene to find a 48-year-old man outside of a home suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment for injuries that were said to be life-threatening.

Anyone who has information about this shooting is asked to call the Hampton Police Division at (757) 727-6111 or the Crime Line at (1-888-LOCK-U-UP). Tips may also be submitted via the P3Tips app.

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Man suffering from life threatening injuries in Hampton shooting