Woman seriously injured after shooting in Hampton home

Posted at 9:35 AM, Dec 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-16 17:37:41-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Police are investigating a shooting that happened in Hampton on Thursday morning.

Around 7:30 a.m., Public Safety Communications got a call about a shooting that happened in the 500 block of W. Chamberlin Avenue.

When officers got there, they found a woman who had been shot. She was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to police.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was inside a home when she was shot.

Neighbors say the people in the house just moved in and added that they did not hear any gunshots at the time of the incident. They also told us "a lot of people" have been seen going in and out of the house.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation and police, said there is no suspect information at this time.

If you have information for police call 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting our secure tip form at

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