News

Actions

Police investigate after 12-year-old girl found dead inside Hampton home

hampton police.jpg
Posted at 2:54 PM, Apr 24, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-25 15:33:35-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is investigating after a girl was found dead in a home in Hampton Saturday morning.

According to police, officers were called to the 2100 block of North Roger Peed Drive for a possible shooting around 11:27 a.m. When they arrived, police and Hampton Fire found a girl dead inside the home.

The victim has been identified as a 12-year-old Hampton girl. The investigation revealed that she died of a gunshot injury.

All parties involved in this incident have been identified.

Officials said the circumstances surrounding the incident and the cause of death are still under investigation. They say this incident will not impact the safety of nearby residents.