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Man shot by stray bullet during shootout in Hampton, police investigate

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Posted at 9:21 AM, Jul 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-11 09:21:16-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police Division is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects involved in a shooting that occurred early morning on July 11, 2022.

Authorities received reports at approximately 1:44 a.m. in reference to a walk-in shooting victim at a local hospital.

Officers located a 19-year-old male victim who had been struck by gunfire who was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries upon arrival.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim was struck by a stray bullet during an exchange of gunfire between unknown parties in the area of Briarfield Park.

Motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting incident are still under investigation.