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Victim taken to hospital after being shot during attempted robbery in Hampton; Police search for suspect

Posted at 11:12 AM, Sep 14, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-14 11:12:20-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police are trying to identify the suspect(s) after a shooting injured someone on Saturday, September 12.

Around 12:35 a.m., officials received a call in reference to a walk-in shooting victim at a local hospital. Officers say they located an adult male victim when they arrived at the hospital who was suffering from non-life-threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting took place in the 600 block of Michigan Drive during an attempted robbery.

The victim was transported to the hospital in a personal vehicle, reports say. The suspect is described as a Black male, approximately 6 feet tall with a slim build, wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans.

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.

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

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