Charges dismissed in Hampton shooting investigation

HAMPTON, Va. – A 19-year-old Hampton man was previously arrested by police Sunday in connection with a March shooting in the city.

Police said that Christopher Donte Walker was arrested and charged with one count of Malicious Wounding, one count of Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle, one count of Shooting in a Public Place and one count of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony.

In January of 2019 all of Walker’s charges were nolle prossed.

The shooting happened in the 1100 block of West Pembroke Avenue on Tuesday, March 20.

Authorities say that the victim and the suspect knew each other. They do not believe this was an isolated incident.

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