Man shot in attempted robbery

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police say they are looking for two suspects after a man was shot during an attempted robbery in Hampton, Thursday night.

Police say the 40-year-old man was approached by two unknown suspects near the 1100 block of North King Street, around 9:40 p.m. One of the suspects displayed a firearm and demanded money from the victim. During the incident, the man was shot, say police.

Both suspects then fled on foot with no property. The victim suffered a single non-life threatening gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing. If you have any information about this crime, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP℠.

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