65-year-old man found shot to death at home on Victoria Blvd. in Hampton


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton Police were called to investigate a deadly shooting Thursday morning.

Officers responded to the 3800 block of Victoria Boulevard after they were notified of the incident at 9:42 a.m., according to Hampton Police.

When officers arrived, they found a 65-year-old man, later identified as Wesley I. Rowlands, who had been shot inside of a single-family home at that location. The victim’s identity is being withheld until next-of-kin has been notified.

The man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased.

Police say the motive and circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.

The case is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887) or submit a tip online.

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