17-year-old struck by gunfire in Hampton drive-by shooting

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – A 17-year-old was injured in a shooting in Hampton Sunday just after midnight.

Police were called to the 2200 block of Laguard Drive and found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital to be treated for a non life-threatening wound.

According to investigators, the victim was with a group standing outside a home, when a vehicle drove by and the occupant(s) began shooting towards them.

The incident remains under investigation.

If you have any information that could assist police, please contact the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP.


This article has been updated to reflect the correct the time of the incident. Police initially reported it happened at noon. They issued a correction that it happened around midnight.

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