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19-year-old female shot outside of house party in Hampton, police searching for suspect information

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Posted at 7:34 AM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 07:34:54-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Police are trying to identify suspect(s) involved in a shooting that took place on Tuesday.

Around 11:03 p.m., officials received a call in reference to a shooting that had just occurred in the 400 block of Melville Road. While officers were on the way to the scene, it was reported that a 19-year-old female victim walked into a local hospital with a gunshot wound. The victim’s injuries were found to be non-life-threatening.

The preliminary investigation determined that the victim was stuck by gunfire outside of a residence where a large party was taking place. Multiple vehicles in the area were also struck by gunfire, police say. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation, and there is no suspect information to release 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.