2 suffer life-threatening injuries in Hampton quadruple shooting


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police are investigating a quadruple shooting that happened Saturday evening, near Coliseum Drive in Hampton.

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According to police, four people were shot around 6:50 p.m. in the 1300 block of Peabody Road. When officers arrived on the scene, they located several vehicles that had been struck by gunfire.

A short time later, several victims arrived at local hospitals with gunshot wounds that police believe to be sustained during the shooting.

The preliminary investigation determined that there was a dispute near the roadway that ended in an exchange of gunfire. Police say four adults, three males and one female, were shot.

Two of the men are in critical condition. The other two victims are being treated for non life-threatening injuries and are listed in stable condition.

Police say it appears the suspects and the victims are known to each other and were arguing loudly prior to the incident.

The investigation is ongoing.

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