Hampton Police investigate early morning shooting on Childs Ave, one man shot

Childs Ave
Posted at 5:02 AM, Oct 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-25 06:08:36-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred early Monday morning on Childs Ave.

Public Safety Communications received a call about a shooting that had just occurred in the 700 block of Child’s Avenue at approximately 1:06 a.m.

Officers found a man struck by gunfire at the scene.

Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue transported the victim to a local hospital to be treated for potentially life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the man was in the area of the 700 block of Child’s Avenue when he was struck by gunfire.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation.

There is no suspect information available 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.