Police: Teen hit multiple times by gunfire in Hampton

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A teenager was hospitalized overnight after police say he was hit multiple by gunfire in Hampton.

Hampton police said officers were dispatched to Newton Road, near Merrimack Elementary School, around 1:15 a.m. for a shooting.

An 18-year-old Hampton man was found at the scene suffering multiple gunshot wounds. Medics took him to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.

Police said the teen was in stable condition, and that his injuries were not life-threatening.

A preliminary investigation found the teen was inside his home when an unknown number of suspects fired several shots inside. A motive for the shooting was not immediately clear.

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