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Police identify person of interest after Hampton beach shooting injures two children, two adults

Police identify person of interest after Hampton beach shooting injures two children, two adults
Posted at 2:36 PM, Jun 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-26 17:21:59-04

HAMPTON, Va. – Police have identified a person of interest after a Buckroe Beach shooting that left two children and two adults injured.

On June 22, police heard gunshots at the beach and responded just before 8 p.m.

A 12-year-old boy has life-threatening injuries, police say. A 7-year-old and two adults, a 31-year-old and a 52-year-old, were also shot and have non-life-threatening injuries.

On Wednesday, Hampton police released pictures of an individual they believed may know information about the shooting. Shorty after releasing the photo, they announced that the person had been identified.

Related: Mothers of children shot at Buckroe Beach speak out

If you this person or anyone who has information that will assist police, they are encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at (757)–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP.