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21-year-old suffering from gunshot wound after being shot in Hampton

Posted at 12:58 PM, Aug 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-17 12:58:03-04

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

Around 10:16 p.m., emergency officials received a call in reference to shots fired in the first block of Joynes Road. Officers say while they were investigating, a victim walked into a local hospital with gunshot injuries.

Officer's preliminary investigation revealed that a 21-year-old victim was in the first block of Joynes road when he was struck by gunfire. He was then transported to a local hospital in a personal vehicle.

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.

  • 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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