Man arrested in connection to Hampton shooting that killed 17-year-old


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton police have arrested Mekhi Vicente Ivey in connection with the murder of 17-year-old Raekwon Peterson.

Reports say that Vicente turned himself in at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday at the Hampton Police Headquarters in the 1st block of Lincoln Street.

The shooting happened at a convenience store at the 2600 block of Kecoughtan Road at around 12:30 a.m. Friday.

Vicente is charged with one count of murder and one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

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