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Police: 19-year-old man injured in Hampton drive-by shooting

Police: 19-year-old man injured in Hampton drive-by shooting
Posted at 12:38 PM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-03 17:06:36-04

(HPD)

HAMPTON, Va. – A 19-year-old man was injured in a shooting in the first block of Jordan Drive Thursday morning, according to the Hampton Police Department.

Just before noon, dispatchers received a call in reference to a shooting in the area. Officers arrived at the scene to find the man suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Police say the man’s injuries are non-life threatening, and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

A preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was in the yard of a home when someone in a passing vehicle fired shots.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation. There is no suspect information at this time.

If you or anyone who has information about this shooting, you are asked to contact 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 via P3Tips.com.

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