Hampton police searching for two men wanted in Saturday shooting
Hampton, Va. – Hampton Police are searching for two suspects in a shooting on West Queen Street on Saturday afternoon.
After receiving multiple 911 calls around 3:24 pm, officers arrived to find a 20-year-old Hampton man suffering from gunshot wounds to the lower torso and hand.
He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and is currently in stable condition.
The investigation revealed that the victim was in the 1300 block of West Queens Street when a vehicle occupied by two men approached the victim and fired multiple shots.
The men have been identified as Floyd Lee Taybron, a 20-year-old Hampton man who resides in the 400 block of Greenbriar Avenue and Tyrek Allen, a 19-year-old Newport News man that resides in the 700 block of Waterfront Circle.
Both suspects have warrants on file for one count of Maiming, one count of Using a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and one count of Shooting from a Vehicle.
Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 727-6111 or Crime Line at 1-888- LOCK-U-UP.
Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line call results in an arrest the caller is eligible for a reward up to $1,000! You can also send an anonymous tip via text message to the Hampton Police Division by texting the keyword 757HPD and your tip to 847411 (tip411).