Hopewell, VA—A verbal altercation turned violent Wednesday afternoon, when a male victim was shot in the abdomen.
The shooting took place near the intersection of Texas Street and South 8th Avenue. Preliminary investigation finds that the incident may have started as a verbal altercation on a basketball court in the Thomas Rolfe Court housing development.
The suspect is described as a black male 16-21 years old, with a thin build and short hair. He stands 5'9"-6'0" tall, and was last seen wearing gray pants and a black shirt.
Anyone with information about the suspect or this shooting is asked to contact the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 804-541-2202.
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