Hampton police arrest two suspects in deadly shooting

Jquan Malik Vinston is wanted for a shooting in Hampton that left 32-year-old Joshua Williams dead. (Credit: Hampton Police Division).

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police are investigating a Tuesday night homicide that left a man dead. Two suspects are now under arrest in connection with the shooting.

Officers were called to the Colonial Landing Apartments in the 2100 block of Kecoughtan Road around 6:15 p.m.. When they arrived, officers found a man inside of an apartment suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Medics pronounced the man, 32-year-old Joshua Williams, dead on scene.

According to police, it was determined Williams was shot during an argument with two suspects.

Police identified 20-year-old J’Quan Malik Vinston and 18-year-old Isaiah Lashawn Smith as the suspects in this case and arrested them the day after the homicide.

 

They each face charges of murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Police have not provided a mugshot of Smith at this time.

Anyone with information that will assist police is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.