Double shooting investigation in Hampton

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Police are investigating after two Hampton residents, including a teen, were injured by gunfire Friday night.

Officers were called to the area of West Taylor Avenue and Old Buckroe Road just before 8 p.m. and located the 16-year-old and 18-year-old victims. They were taken to the hospital with injuries considered not life-threatening.

The investigation revealed the 16-year-old was in a physical fight with another person when they both pulled out guns and started shooting. The 18-year-old victim did not have a gun and was not involved in the fight. Detectives say the other gunman involved ran from the scene and got away.

If you or anyone you know has information that will assist police, please contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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