1 man killed, another injured in Hampton shooting

International Desk
11 January 2021, Mon
Published: 10:42

1 man killed, another injured in Hampton shooting

Hampton police are investigating a shooting that killed one man and injured another Sunday night.

Officers responded to the 300 block of East Mercury Blvd. around 8:30 p.m. They found two men, ages 29 and 31, on the sidewalk. Both had been shot.

The men were taken to an area hospital. The younger man died. Police described the injuries sustained by the older as life-threatening.

The two men were shot during an “altercation,” police said in a news release. The motive and circumstances are under investigation.

Police have not released the names of either man who was shot. - daily press 

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