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19-year-old taken to hospital after being struck by gunfire from passing vehicle in Hampton

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Posted at 9:45 AM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 17:38:19-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Police in Hampton are trying to identify the suspect(s) in connection with a shooting that took place on Saturday.

Around 9:27 p.m., emergency officials received a call in reference to a shooting that had just occurred in the 900 block of North King Street. Officers say they located a 19-year-old at the scene who had been struck by gunfire.

He was transported to a local hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Reports say the victim was walking in the area when he was struck by gunfire from a passing vehicle. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation, and there is no suspect information to disseminate 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.

  • Call: 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887)

Your tip could make you eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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