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Shooting in Hampton leaves one injured; police seeking more information

Authorities responded to the scene at 2:23 a.m. in the first block of East Mellen Street.

HAMPTON, Va. — Author's note: The video above is on file from August 26, 2021. 

The Hampton Police Division is seeking more information to identify a suspect of a shooting that happened earlier today.

Authorities responded to the scene at 2:23 a.m. in the first block of East Mellen Street. When they arrived, they found a 26 year old male who had a non-life threatening gunshot injury.

Initial investigation revealed that the victim had a verbal exchange with the yet to be identified suspect in a parking lot, who then used a firearm to fire several shots that struck the 26 year old. 

If you or someone you know may have information on this shooting, call the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the crime line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit an anonymous tip here.