Suspect identified in connection with Hampton man’s shooting

HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Police Division has identified the suspect in connection with a shooting in the 200 block of Albert E. Simpson Street that left one man injured in late July.

Jimmy Antwan Anthony, Sr.

As a result of the shooting, 33-year-old Jimmy Antwan Anthony, Sr. has been charged in connection with this incident. He was charged with one count of Maiming, one count of Use of a Firearm and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Anthony currently has a previous active warrant related to a felony probation violation involving the illegal sale of narcotics.

Police responded to a call in reference to a shooting on July 28 at 2:20 a.m. Officers arrived at the scene to find a 60-year-old Hampton man suffering from a single gunshot wound.

A preliminary investigation revealed the victim was inside a home when he got into a verbal argument with the suspect, who  then pulled out a gun and shot the victim before running away from the area.

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