Police release name of man killed in Shelton Road shooting


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Hampton responded to a homicide in the first block of Shelton Road Saturday night.

According to police, dispatch received a call regarding the incident at 10:19 p.m.

When police arrived on the scene, they discovered 31-year-old Rakalee Sterling suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Police say the preliminary investigation revealed that the victim was inside a home when he was shot. However, they do not currently know the motive and circumstance behind the shooting.

There is no information on possible suspects.

Anyone with information on this homicide is asked to call the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or submit tips to the Crime Line via phone (1-888-LOCK-U-UP) or via the P3 Tips app.

Wavy News 10 will continue to provide updates to this story as we learn more.

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