HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- A woman is suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in Hampton Tuesday afternoon.

Police say the shooting happened in the 300 block of Lynnhaven Drive around 2:45 p.m.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a 40-year-old woman outside of a home suffering from what appears to be multiple gunshot wounds.

The woman was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

According to police, at some point during the argument, gunfire was exchanged between both parties.

40-year-old Robert Bradley Barker has been arrested and charged with one count maiming, one count use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, one count of stalking, and one count of strangulation.

He is currently being held at the Hampton City Jail.

If anyone has any information about this incident they are asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.