HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Hampton police are looking for an 18-year-old Hampton man in connection to a deadly shooting that happened Friday afternoon.
Investigators are searching for Shalik Xavier Wynn in relation to the homicide.
The shooting occurred just before 1:50 p.m. Friday in the 100 block of Spanish Trail, according to Sgt. Jason Price with the Hampton Police Division. When officers arrived, they found 18-year-old Elijah-juan Zaire Vanness of Hampton with a single gunshot wound to the upper torso.
Paramedics transported Vanness to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries where he later died.
A preliminary investigation indicates the victim was inside a parked Toyota Camry in the Cordova Apartments parking lot with a 17-year-old male when a suspect approached the vehicle and shot him.
Price said the motive is still under investigation. Anyone with information that could help investigators is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
UPDATE: The victim of the shooting that occurred on Spanish Trail was pronounced deceased at 7:03 p.m. Now investigating it as a homicide.
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