19-year-old man dies after being shot on Highland Avenue in Hampton


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 19-year-old man died after a shooting early Friday in Hampton.

Dispatch said they received the call around 1:12 a.m. for a shooting in the 500 block of Highland Avenue.

Officers on scene learned the 19-year-old was struck by gunfire while in a vehicle. The man was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, and police announced on July 6 that the man had died.

A 16-year-old male who was also in the vehicle at the time of the crash was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

At this time there’s no suspect information or motive in the case, but it’s being investigated as a homicide.

Those with information should call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3 Tips app on their Apple or Android device or at www.p3Tips.com.

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