HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police are trying to determine whether two shooting incidents are connected.
Around 11:54 p.m., officers were called to the 100 block of Rip Rap Road. Police began checking the area and found a 22-year-old Hampton man with a single gunshot wound. Medics took the victim to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
Police say further investigation revealed that while the victim was in the area of Rip Rap Road, a vehicle approached and someone inside began shooting at him.
At 12:04 a.m., a local hospital contacted police to say a gunshot victim showed up. The victim was taken to the hospital in a personal vehicle and was dropped off before officers got there. Police spoke with the victim, an 18-year-old Newport News man. He had been shot multiple times but is expected to be OK.
Investigators are working to determine if the two incidents are connected.
If you know anything about these incidents, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
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