Man seriously injured in Hampton shooting; Suspect charged

Omar Shariff Evans

HAMPTON, Va. – Officers with the Hampton Police Division are investigating a shooting in the 700 block of Kecoughtan Road that left a man critically injured Monday evening.

Dispatchers received the call around 6:35 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a man suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Authorities say the man was taken to a local hospital with what is considered to be a life-threatening injury.

Police later arrested 43-year-old Omar Shariff Evans in connection with the shooting.

Evans has been charged with one count of aggravated malicious wounding, one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling and one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony. He remains in custody at the Hampton City Jail.

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