Hopewell police investigating drive-by shooting

Hopewell police investigating drive-by shooting

HOPEWELL, VA (WWBT) - Hopewell Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that injured four people Saturday.

According to police, a small crowd of people were gathered near the sidewalk in the 500 block of N. 7th Ave. when a car pulled up to the intersection and discharged a single shotgun blast from inside the vehicle.

Four victims were stuck by pellets from the shotgun.

All four victims were treated at local hospitals for non-life threatening injuries.

Police are still searching for the shooter(s). The vehicle is described as a light colored sedan.

All the victims were intoxicated, and none could provide a possible motive for the shooting said police.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have been in the area and saw anything suspicious to call Crime Solvers 541-2202.

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