Man seriously injured after altercation leads to shooting in Hampton; suspect detained

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Posted at 8:53 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 20:53:23-04

HAMPTON, Va. - A man has been detained in connection with a shooting that left a 23-year-old man seriously injured Thursday night.

Around 5:41 p.m., dispatchers received a call in reference to a shooting that had just happened in the first block of Lakeshore Drive. Officers arrived on scene to find the 23-year-old man, who had been hit by gunfire.

The victim was taken to a local hospital to be treated for injuries that police say are life-threatening.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was shot by someone he knew after an altercation. The suspect, also a man, has been detained in connection with this incident.

This is an active and ongoing investigation, and police have not released any further information.

If you or anyone you know has information that will help police, they 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). Tips may also be submitted anonymously at

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