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Woman shot while driving in Hampton, police investigating

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Posted at 8:41 AM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-03 08:41:54-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is searching for a suspect or suspects in connection with a Sunday night shooting.

At approximately 9:40 p.m., dispatch received a call in reference to a shooting that had just occurred in the area of Aberdeen Road and West Mercury Boulevard. Officers arrived in the 2400 block of Mercury Boulevard, where they found a woman who had been shot.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim was driving on Aberdeen Road near Mercury Boulevard when she was struck by gunfire.

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