Man shot 3 times in Hopewell; police seek suspects - NBC12 - WWBT - Richmond, VA News On Your Side

Man shot 3 times in Hopewell; police seek suspects

From a press release from Hopewell Police Department

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Thursday night at approximately 7:19 p.m., Hopewell Police Telecommunications received a telephone call from a citizen, advising that multiple gunshots were heard in the Thomas Rolfe Court area.

Shortly after a second telephone call was received from an area hospital that a male victim had just arrived with multiple gunshots wounds. Hopewell Police Patrol Officers and Detectives responded to the area of Thomas Rolfe Court and the hospital.

The initial investigation has determined that the adult male victim had an altercation in the 100 block of South 7th Avenue in Hopewell, with a male offender(s) that escalated with the offender discharging a handgun multiple times striking the victim.

The offender(s) then fled the area. The victim was then transported to an area hospital in his vehicle by an acquaintance for medical treatment. The victim's vehicle was recovered abandoned in the 400 block of East Broadway a short time later.

A gold colored SUV style vehicle was seen leaving the area of the 100 block of South 7th Avenue, shortly after the shooting. The victim is presently being treated in an area hospital and is in stable condition, with three gunshots wounds.

Any person(s) with information on this or any other crime that has occurred in the City of Hopewell are encouraged to please contact Hopewell Police Telecommunications at 541-2222 or the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202.

  • Latest news from NBC12.comNEWSMore>>

  • Comedian, actor Jerry Lewis dies at 91

    Comedian, actor Jerry Lewis dies at 91

    Sunday, August 20 2017 8:07 PM EDT2017-08-21 00:07:55 GMT

    The aging star worked for more than six decades raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), most notably through hosting the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon, an event as well-known as any of his movies.

    More >>

    The aging star worked for more than six decades raising money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), most notably through hosting the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon, an event as well-known as any of his movies.

    More >>
  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A Mix of Clouds and Sun for the Solar Eclipse Monday

    FIRST ALERT FORECAST: A Mix of Clouds and Sun for the Solar Eclipse Monday

    Sunday, August 20 2017 10:37 PM EDT2017-08-21 02:37:32 GMT

    Get the latest forecast from the NBC12 First Alert Weather team.

    More >>

    Get the latest forecast from the NBC12 First Alert Weather team.

    More >>
  • Motorcyclist killed in New Kent County crash

    Motorcyclist killed in New Kent County crash

    Sunday, August 20 2017 2:53 PM EDT2017-08-20 18:53:11 GMT
    A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a van Sunday morning, according to Virginia State Police. Investigators said the crash happened at 11:45 a.m. in the 5300 block of New Kent Highway. Few other details are being provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation. Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved. Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12 More >>
    A motorcyclist was killed after colliding with a van Sunday morning, according to Virginia State Police. Investigators said the crash happened at 11:45 a.m. in the 5300 block of New Kent Highway. Few other details are being provided at this time. The crash remains under investigation. Copyright 2017 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved. Report an Error or Submit a Tip to NBC12 More >>
Powered by Frankly