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62-year-old man shot during confrontation while working on home in Hampton; dog also injured

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Posted at 9:03 PM, Nov 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-18 21:03:29-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police are investigating after a 62-year-old man was shot while working on a home in the area Wednesday afternoon.

Around 3:19 p.m., dispatchers received a call in reference to shots fired in the 300 block of Webster Street. When officers arrived on scene, they found the man, who had been hit by gunfire. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment for his injuries, which were said to be non-life-threatening.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the man was working on a home in the area when he was shot by a suspect during a confrontation.

Police say the suspect also shot the victim’s dog. The dog was taken to an emergency vet, and its condition is unknown at this time.

This investigation remains ongoing, and there is no suspect information at this time.

If you or anyone you know has information that will help police, you are encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted anonymously at P3Tips.com.

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