Saturday, August 13, 2022

Police seek suspect in Sunday shooting

HAMPTON — Police are asking the public’s help in finding a suspect in connection with a shooting Sunday.

Dispatchers received a call at 4:08 a.m. about a shooting at the Days Inn motel in the 1900 block of Coliseum Drive.

There, officers found a 31-year-old Hampton man “suffering from a single gunshot wound.”

He was treated a local hospital and released shortly thereafter, police said.

No other information about the incident was immediately released.

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Hampton Police at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 888-LOCK-U-UP.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzo ( is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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