HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man will serve 13 years in prison after a 2017 double shooting outside the Charm’d Lounge on Wythe Creek that left two people injured.
On Tuesday, Donnell Anthony Hobbs was sentenced to 40 years with 27 years suspended for the July 1, 2017 shooting. Two victims, a 55-year-old man and a 27-year-old woman from Newport News, were shot once and had non life-threatening injuries.
He was charged with two counts of maiming, two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and one count of shooting into an occupied dwelling following the shooting.
Police said at the time that neither were Hobbs’ intended target.