Police seeking suspect after man shot in Hampton, left with possible life-threatening injuries

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Posted at 5:56 AM, Aug 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-03 14:42:40-04

HAMPTON, Va. - A 30-year-old man was shot in the 1800 block of W. Mercury Blvd Sunday morning, according to the Hampton Police Department.

HPD received a call at 2:55 a.m.

An altercation took place within Waffle House and two parties exchanged gun fire.

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

According to the Hampton Police Department, detectives are searching for a suspect described as a black male wearing a white shirt and black jeans. He was last seen in a white four-door SUV.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Authorities insist that if you know anything about this shooting or the individual responsible, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887), or go online at

Tipsters may remain anonymous, never have to testify in court, and are eligible for a reward up to $1000 with information leading to an arrest.