Hampton shooting on Redheart Drive sends 1 to hospital

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Officers are investigating a Wednesday night shooting in Hampton that sent a person to the hospital.

Dispatchers say the call for the shooting came in at 6:16 p.m. from the 800 block of Redheart Drive. Upon arrival, officers located a 21-year-old Newport News man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim told police that he was walking in the 800 block of Redheart Drive when an unknown suspect began shooting, striking him once.  He was was taken to the hospital with non life-threatening injuries and later released.

The motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with any information on this shooting is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.