Police: Fight sparks double shooting outside Boo Williams Sportsplex after youth basketball game

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Posted at 8:15 AM, Mar 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-04 20:50:06-05

HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying any suspects involved in a shooting that occurred on Thursday, March 3.

Authorities received a call at 8:25 p.m. in reference to a shooting that happened in the parking lot of the Boo Williams Sportsplex at 1 Armistead Pointe Parkway.

Police say a 26-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman walked into a nearby hospital where they were both being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Sergeant R.C. Williams, the Public Information Officer for Hampton Police Division, emailed News 3, stating that the basketball event was through Hampton Parks and Recreation. A representative for Parks and Rec said they had no comment.

Williams added, "It remains under investigation if the parties involved attended the event. There is no ongoing danger to the public at this time."

If anyone 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. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting our secure tip form at Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line tip results in an arrest, the caller may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.00.