Woman shot while sitting in vehicle in Hampton

Posted at 4:52 AM, Aug 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-31 11:53:16-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Police are investigating after a woman was shot on Sunday night.

Reports say the call for the incident came in around 11:21 p.m., and that one adult female is suffering from non-life threatening injuries due to a shooting.

Police later said the victim was a 19-year-old female victim who had been shot.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was sitting in a vehicle in the 400 block of Melville Road when an unknown individual approached and fired gunshots at the victim.

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

Police said the victim was uncooperative with investigators.

If you or anyone you know has information that will assist police call 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 the secure tip form at