Man injured in shooting in downtown Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man was shot Monday night in downtown Hampton, police say.

Hampton police say an officer on patrol around Settlers Landing Road just after 9 p.m. heard gunshots near the Booker T. Washington Bridge.

A 21-year-old man was found on the bridge suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Police say he was taken to the hospital with injuries considered non life-threatening.

The man reportedly told officers he was walking on the bridge, near Settlers Landing Road, when a white SUV drove past and someone inside began firing at him.

Police say the circumstances surrounding the shooting remain unknown.

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