Teen seriously injured after being shot in Hampton

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Posted at 9:19 PM, Mar 28, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-28 21:19:38-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) in connection with a shooting that seriously injured a teen Sunday evening.

Around 5:50 p.m., officials received a call in reference to a shooting that just occurred in the area of Wheatland Drive and Woodbridge Drive. When officers arrived they found a 16-year-old male victim who had been shot.

He was taken to a local hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries. Police say he is now stable.

According to the preliminary investigation, the teen was shot in the area of Doolittle Road while traveling in a vehicle.

The teen then traveled to Wheatland Drive where police were called.

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

If you or anyone you know has information that will assist police, they are encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting our secure tip form at Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line tip results in an arrest, the caller may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1000.00.