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HAMPTON -- Hampton Police are looking for 24-year-old Jerell Lamont Overton in connection with a Thursday morning shooting on Hampton Roads Avenue.

Police spokesman Sgt. Jason Price said a man had been shot in the lower torso during an argument that occurred around 9:00 a.m. in the 400 block of Hampton Roads Avenue.

Price said the victim and Overtonknow each other, but the suspect hasn't been caught.

Three schools - Bassette, Andrews and Armstrong elementary- werelocked down for about half an hour as a precaution as police investigated the incident, Hampton Public Schools officials stated.

Overton has warrants on file for Malicious Wounding, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

The investigation in ongoing. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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