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Hampton Police search for suspect after deadly double shooting

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Posted at 5:12 AM, Dec 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-31 16:28:46-05

Photo courtesy of Hampton Police

HAMPTON, Va. – Police need the public’s help in identifying the suspect(s) in connection with a homicide that happened on December 30.

Around 11:30 p.m., police got a call about a shooting in the 900 block of Ridgeway Avenue.

Officers responded and found two men in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds.

The first victim was pronounced dead on scene by members of the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue.

Police said the second victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for what appears to be non-life threatening injuries.

Later Monday, police identified the victim as 37-year-old Dorsey L. Stephenson.

The motive and circumstances surrounding the incident are under police investigation and there is no suspect information at this time.

This story will continue to be updated as more information becomes available.

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