Man dies in early morning homicide in Hampton, another victim sent to hospital


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A man has died after an overnight homicide in the early morning of New Years Day.

Hampton Police say they were notified for a shooting at 2:51 a.m. in the 700 block of Ridgeway Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult male victim in the front yard of a residence who had been hit by gun fire.

The victim, identified as 33-year-old Hampton resident Tracey Nixon, was pronounced deceased on the scene.

Hampton Police say another victim from the shooting walked into Sentara Careplex Hospital around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Reports say the 45-year-old gunshot victim is in critical but stable condition.

No other details have been released. Stay tuned to for the latest details.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online.

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