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Hampton Police searching for suspect after drive-by shooting leaves man injured

Hampton Police searching for suspect after drive-by shooting leaves man injured
Posted at 11:16 AM, Apr 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-23 17:37:51-04

Davon Rashad Lewis

HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton Police Division is searching for a suspect in connection with a shooting that happened April 16.

According to dispatch, the call came in for a shooting at the W and W Market at 4:48 p.m. Officers responded to the business, located in the 900 block of West Pembroke Avenue, and found a man suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Investigation revealed that the man was standing outside the business when a dark-colored vehicle approached and its occupant or occupants began firing towards the victim.

The suspect vehicle fled north on LaSalle Avenue before officers arrived.

Police are now searching for 24-year-old Davon Rashad Lewis of Newport News for his suspected role in the shooting.

Lewis currently has warrants on file for one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, one count of Reckless Handling of a Firearm, one count of Discharging a Firearm in City Limits, and one count of Concealed Weapon.

Police say the motive and circumstances around the shooting remain under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.

If you or someone you know has information in this case, call the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.