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Hampton police searching for two people in connection with shooting, assault

Hampton Police Division said a woman was shot multiple times and a man was assaulted in the incident. Police are looking for two men.
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Hampton Police Division is asking the public’s help finding two people in connection with a shooting and assault Wednesday evening.

Around 8:49 p.m., police officers were called to a shooting in the 1st block of Sacramento Drive. 

Officers found a 20-year-old woman with gunshot wounds and a 23-year-old man that had been attacked. Both were taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.

Police said the two victims were inside a home when two unknown people entered, showed a firearm, and assaulted the 23-year-old man.

The two people fire several gunshots and hit the 20-year-old woman multiple times.

Police described the first suspect as a black man with medium skin tone, 20-25 years old, between 5 feet 7 inches and 5 feet 8 inches, weighing about 170 to 180 pounds. He was wearing a black face mask and black hooded jacket.

The other suspect is a black male with light skin, 20 to 25 years of age, between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 11 inches tall, wearing a black face mask and black hooded jacket. Police said he has an unknown tattoo on his neck.

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 at P3Tips.com.