Man seriously injured after shot while driving on W Pembroke Ave. in Hampton

Posted at 5:34 PM, Sep 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-26 17:34:15-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police are investigating a shooting that left one man with serious injuries Sunday afternoon.

Around 3:20 p.m., officials received a call in reference to a shooting that just occurred in the 900 block of West Pembroke Avenue.

When officers arrived they found an unoccupied vehicle that struck a utility pole. While officers were investigating, a man walked into a local hospital with life-threatening gunshot injuries.

Police say the investigation revealed that the man was traveling in the vehicle on West Pembroke Avenue when he was shot.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation. Police say there is no suspect information at this time.

West Pembroke Avenue from Lasalle Avenue to Patterson Avenue is closed at this time due to a utility wire across the roadway.

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