Woman shot in vehicle while traveling on West Mercury Boulevard in Hampton

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Posted at 7:20 PM, Jan 26, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-26 19:20:19-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police is seeking the public’s help in identifying the those in connection to a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon.

Officials say around 4 p.m., they received a call in reference to a woman who walked into a hospital suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot injury.

According to the preliminary investigation, the woman was traveling in a vehicle in the 100 block of West Mercury Boulevard when she was shot by an unknown individual.

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