Hampton Police investigating deadly shooting on E. Mercury Boulevard


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 27-year-old man has died following an early morning shooting in Hampton

Dispatch said they received the call at 3 a.m. for the shooting at an apartment complex in the 300 block of E. Mercury Boulevard.

The preliminary investigation revealed the victim, identified as Victor Bynum, was in that area when he was struck by gunfire. He was pronounced dead by medics on scene.

Police have identified all parties involved in the incident and are not looking for any suspects. The motive and circumstances surrounding the shooting remains under investigation.

Police had investigated the first homicide of 2021 in Hampton at the same apartment complex on January 10.

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