Man assaulted, woman shot inside home on Sacramento Drive in Hampton

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police are searching for two suspects after a 23-year-old man was injured and a 20-year-old woman was shot Wednesday night on Sacramento Drive

Hampton Police say the incident took place around 8:45 p.m. in a home in the first block of Sacramento Drive. They were called to the home in reference to the shooting. 

Based on the preliminary investigation from police, the two victims were inside of the home when two, unknown suspects came in, held up a gun and began assaulting the man. 

Then the suspects fired several gunshots, striking the woman multiple times with the gunfire, according to police. 

Both of the victims were transported to a local hospital with injuries that are not considered life-threatening. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Hampton Police at (757) 727-6111, call the Crime Line at 1 (888) LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online


Note: Hampton dispatchers originally said the victim’s injuries were life-threatening, but police later downgraded the injuries to non life-threatening. 

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