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Man arrested after woman seriously injured in Hampton shooting

Posted at 6:59 AM, Jul 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-17 15:35:10-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Police are investigating after a woman was left with life-threatening injuries following a shooting on Friday.

Around 12:01 a.m., officials received a call in reference to a shooting that had just occurred in the first block of Franktown Road.

Officers say they located a woman at the scene who had been struck by gunfire. She was transported to a local hospital to be treated for life-threatening injuries, reports say.

The preliminary investigation has revealed that the victim was shot by a known individual while at a residence in the area.

Andrew Malik Wells, a 26-year-old North Carolina man, has been arrested in reference to this incident. He has been charged with one count of maiming, one count of using a firearm in commission of a felony and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Wells remains in custody at the Hampton city jail. There is no mugshot available 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.

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

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