2 men dead, 1 man injured in Hampton shooting

Posted at 6:39 AM, Nov 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-13 09:51:38-05

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Department has opened an investigation after two men were killed and one man was injured Saturday morning at a house shooting in the city.

The shooting in the 900 block of N. King Street left both 24-year-old Newport News resident Eric Caesar Witherspoon, Jr and 27-year-old Smithfield resident Treviyon Lamonta Hill.

Officials say around 4:50 a.m., dispatchers received a call for two walk-in gunshot victims at the Sentara Careplex. Witherspoon, Jr., was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, and the second victim, a 29-year-old Hampton man, is currently being treated for life-threatening injuries.

This is when officials say dispatchers received another call around 5:30 a.m. for a shooting in the 900 block of N. King Street. When crews arrived, they found Hill suffering from gunshot wounds inside of a residence. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The motive and circumstances behind the incidents remain under investigation. Police say additional information will be released when they receive it.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 3 for updates.