HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – One man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being shot Monday evening in the 100 block of Doolittle Road in Hampton, police said, while another man is in custody.
The call for the shooting came in at 7:35 p.m.
A preliminary investigation into the incident indicated that the victim and the known suspect were arguing before it escalated, police said. The suspect showed a firearm and fired it toward the victim, resulting in the victim being shot several times.
Police said the victim was taken to a local hospital in a personal vehicle.
Police say 18-year-old Ramon Jones Jr. was arrested in connection to the shooting and was charged with one count of malicious shooting, one count of use of a firearm while in commission of a felony, one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling, and one count of reckless handling of a firearm.
Detectives in the Major Crimes Unit are continuing the investigation.
Multiple shootings have taken place in Hampton in recent days, including one in the 600 block of Celey Street May 4 and a double-homicide on Aberdeen Road early Saturday morning.
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