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Hampton Police investigating drive-by shooting that left man injured

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Posted at 3:53 PM, Apr 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-09 15:53:22-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is asking for the public's help in finding whoever was responsible for a drive-by shooting that left a man injured Thursday night.

Just before 11 p.m., dispatchers received a call in reference to a shooting that had just happened in the 2100 block of Kecoughtan Road.

Officers arrived on scene to find a 22-year-old man who had been shot. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment for his injuries, which are said to be non-life-threatening.

After a preliminary investigation, police say the man was walking in the area when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots, which hit the victim.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.

If you have information on this shooting that will help police, you are asked to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip at P3Tips.com.

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