The Hampton Police Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect(s) in connection with a shooting that occurred on April 16, 2019.
At approximately 4:48 p.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a shooting that had just occurred at the W and W Market located in the 900 block of West Pembroke Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located the adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital by members of the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue to be treated for a non-life threatening injury.
The preliminary investigation has revealed that the male was standing outside of the business when a dark-colored vehicle approached and the occupant(s) began firing towards the victim. The victim was struck once as a result of the gunfire. The suspect vehicle fled northbound on LaSalle Avenue prior to officers’ arrival. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident remain under investigation and there is no suspect information to disseminate at this time.
If you or anyone you know has information that will assist police, they are encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also send an anonymous tip by visiting our secure tip form here or P3Tips.com. Crime Line callers remain anonymous and never appear in court. If a Crime Line results in an arrest, the caller is eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.00.
Cpl. Ashley Jenrette will receive questions about this release at 757–727–6608.