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Police looking for suspect who shot man in front of Hampton home

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Posted at 7:07 PM, Jan 28, 2021

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police are asking for your help finding whoever is responsible for shooting a 23-year-old man in the 600 block of Homestead Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Around 3:26 p.m., dispatchers received a call about a shooting that just happened in the area. When officers arrived on scene, they found the man, who had been shot.

He was taken to a local hospital with what were initially life-threatening injuries, but his injuries were later downgraded to non-life-threatening.

After a preliminary investigation, police say the victim was in front of a home when someone shot him.

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

If you have any information about this shooting that will help police, you are encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-LOCK-U-UP). Tips may also be submitted anonymously online at P3Tips.com.

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