One person injured in shooting on Lassiter Drive in Hampton

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police have identified a suspect in a Wednesday afternoon shooting and are asking for the public’s help to find him.

The shooting happened in 200 block of Lassiter Drive just before 2 p.m. 

A man was found inside a nearby home in the 100 block of Martha Lee Drive suffering a gunshot wound. Police said he was taken to the hospital and his injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.

Police said a preliminary investigation found an argument between victim and suspect both at the Speedy Mart on Lassiter turned phsyical. The suspect pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots at the victim.

A photo of the man suspected in the shooting was released on Thursday.

No motive or suspect information is available at this time, but police ask anyone with information to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. 

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