Hampton Police investigating homicide of 17-year-old

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is investigating a homicide that happened in the 1st block of Fulton Street Wednesday night.

Photo courtesy of the Hampton Police Division

Police responded to a call for a shooting in the area at 7:09 p.m. Officers arrived at the scene to find a 17-year-old boy suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and died shortly after arrival.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the teen was walking in the area when someone began firing.

Police are looking for a gray, four-door newer model similar to a Nissan in connection with this incident.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are unknown at this time.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Hampton Police Division at (757) 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be sent via P3Tips.com.

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