Man critically injured in Hampton shooting

HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Police Division is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in connection with a shooting in the 100 block of Golden Gate Drive that left a man critically injured Friday night.

The call came in at 7:02 p.m. Officers found the victim in the 2000 block of Nickerson Boulevard suffering from gunshot wounds.

Photo: Hampton Police

The Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue took the victim to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was in the 100 block of Golden Gate Drive when he got into a verbal altercation with the suspect. During the altercation, the suspect pulled out a gun and fired toward the victim, hitting him one time.

Police say the victim fled to the 2000 block of Nickerson Boulevard to get help for his injury.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.

This story will continue to be updated once more information becomes available.

Anyone who has 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 submitted here and here.

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