Police: Man shot running from attempted robbery

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police say a man was shot Thursday night while running from an attempted robbery.

Officers were alerted around 8:45 p.m. that a gunshot victim had walked into Hampton Sentara CarePlex. A 23-year-old man was suffering from a non life-threatening gunshot wound.

Police an investigation shows the victim was walking on Jonquil Lane when someone approached him, asking for his personal property.

He then turned to run away from area. Police say that the man heard a loud pop while running, and realized that he had been shot.

No suspect has been identified in this incident.

If you know anything about this incident, called the Crime Line.