Three suspects arrested in Hampton shooting case

Calvin Hockaday, Jr., photo courtesy Hampton Police.

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Three men wanted in connection with a shooting in the parking lot of the Kecoughtan Shopping Center last week are now in custody.

The investigation into the shooting revealed the three suspects were in a vehicle together with the victims, when they got in an argument, which escalated into gunfire, according to Corporal Mary Shackelford.

Three men in their 20s were shot. The 21-year-old victim remains hospitalized.

Police arrested Raghib Brooks, 23, the day after the shooting and charged him with one count aggravated malicious wounding, one count maiming, one count use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, one count possession with the intent to distribute narcotics and one count discharging a firearm in a public place. Calvin Hockaday Jr. was also arrested Friday, on robbery charges.

The third suspect, identified as 20-year-old Benny Garcia Jr., was arrested Monday night. He’s been charged with robbery, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and conspiracy to commit a felony.

If you have any information that could assist police with this investigation, please call the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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