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Man wanted in connection to Hampton shooting that leaves woman hospitalized

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Posted at 9:17 AM, Sep 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-29 10:00:11-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is asking for the public's help in locating a man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on September 26, 2020.

22-year-old Israel Hyman, of Hampton, has been identified and is wanted in connection to the shooting.

At approximately 2:25 a.m., dispatch received a call in reference to a shooting in the 700 block of Childs Avenue.

When officers arrived, they located a 41-year-old woman who had been struck by gunfire. She was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was shot on the porch of a vacant residence by a male suspect.

Hyman has warrants on file for one count of maiming, one count of use of firearm in commission of a felony, and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

If you or anyone you know 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.