‘It’s not uncommon anymore’: Neighbors react to multiple …
HOPEWELL, Va. (WRIC) — A rise in homicides in Hopewell has the community seeking answers on how to stop the killings.
Homicides have more than doubled, according to the Hopewell Police Department with eight people being killed so far this year. In 2021, there were only three people killed in shootings.
Most recently, a 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting where another had taken place only a couple of weeks earlier. Jessica Hock and Jeremy Pierce live in the neighborhood where both of these recent shootings took place.