Hampton Police

    Incident Lamont-Lee-Lewis

    Date Jan 11, 2023
    Time 11:20 AM
    Report # Lamont-Lee-Lewis
    Department Hampton Police
    Address 800 block Big Bethel Road near Todds Lane
    Hampton, VA

    Incident HPD-Jan-4-22-Shooting

    Date Jan 04, 2022
    Time 11:04 AM
    Report # HPD-Jan-4-22-Shooting
    Department Hampton Police

    A male Hampton Police officer shot a 31-year-old unarmed Black man.

    (The victim did not initiate their encounter nor attempt to escalate prior to being shot by the police. In a statement released by police, the officer said he shot the man in "defense" of a female Sergeant present. According to her and the male officer, she had just been "hit" in the head with a baseball bat that the man had been holding while she initiated and pursued an "encounter" with him, which the male officer witnessed; the details of which are not publicly known.)

    The male officer fired five shots at the 31-year-old Black man, who was hit by three of the bullets. He was taken to the hospital. He survived.

    On its website. Hampton Police issued a one-paragraph statement with the police account of the shooting. The officer who committed the shooting was not named.

    Address 1000 West Mercury Boulevard
    Hampton, VA