28-year-old man shot on Thomas Street in Hampton

by San Eli News

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man was injured in an early morning shooting in Hampton.

Emergency communications received a call around 12:57 a.m. for the shooting in the 1300 block of Thomas Street.

Police say a 28-year-old man was outside walking through a parking lot when he was struck by gunfire. The suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

The man was transported to a local hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.

The motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting remain under investigation. There is no suspect information at this time.

If you have any information that will assist police, they are encouraged to call the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP or you can send an anonymous tip by visiting P3Tips.com.