Arrest made in Tuesday night Hampton homicide

Corey Divon Mitchener (Photo courtesy of the Hampton Police Division)

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A 49-year-old man was killed in shooting Tuesday evening after being shot in Hampton neighborhood. Police have arrested Corey Divon Mitchener, 31, in connection with the homicide

Corey Divon Mitchener (Photo courtesy of the Hampton Police Division)

Police say that the emergency call came in at 6:40 p.m. Officers arrived to the scene and found a man inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. Police still do not know where the victim was shot.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he then died from his injuries. He was identified Wednesday morning as 49-year-old Colin Quentin Chappell, of Hampton.

Mitchener is facing charges of one count of poessesion of a firearm by a convicted felon, one count of use of firearm in commission of a felony, one count of discharging a firearm within an occupied dwelling, and one count of homicide.

Mitchener remains in custody at the Hampton City Jail.

If you know anything about this incident, please call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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