HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton Police are looking for a suspect in connection to a homicide Sunday evening.
Public Safety Communications received a call around 5:56 p.m. in reference to a shooting that had just taken place in the first block of County Street.
A preliminary investigation indicated the victim was walking in a parking lot when he was struck by a bullet, Hampton Police said. Before officers arrived, the victim was taken to a local fire station and turned over to the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue.
He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead upon arrival, police said. He was identified on Jan. 16 as 19-year-old Joshua Scriven, of Hampton.
Police said the motive and circumstances surrounding the incident remain under investigation, and added there is no suspect information at this time.
Anyone with information about the reported homicide is asked to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111, the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP, or via P3Tips.com.
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