Man sent to hospital after being shot in Hampton

The incident took place in the area of West Weaver Road and Pennwood Drive
Posted at 10:35 AM, Apr 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-06 10:36:26-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Police are trying to identify the suspect(s) that they say are connected with a shooting that took place on Sunday.

At around 1:56 p.m., officials received a call in reference to a shooting that had just happened in the area of West Weaver Road and Pennwood Drive. Officers located a 20-year-old male victim at the scene who had been struck by gunfire.

He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was walking in the area when he encountered a subject who shot at him. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation, and there is no suspect information to release at this time.

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.

Your tip could make you eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.