Man killed, another seriously injured in Hampton double shooting

Posted at 4:43 AM, Jun 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-15 07:59:08-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Officers are investigating a double shooting that happened overnight Tuesday.

The incident happened in the 1500 block of North King Street around 1:15 a.m.

When officers arrived they located an adult male victim who had been struck by gunfire. He was takeb to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased.

A second victim, a 46-year-old male, was dropped off at a local hospital with life-threatening gunshot injuries, according to police.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation and there is no suspect information at this time. The victim’s identity is being withheld until next-of-kin has been notified.

There are no further details at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, leave a tip online at P3TIPS.COM, or on their mobile phone at P3TIPS in the APP store.