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Man arrested for allegedly gunning down Army veteran in Hampton

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Hampton, Va. – Hampton police have arrested a man in a fatal weekend shooting.

34-year-old James Jackson Jr. is charged with shooting Jaime Combs outside the Bethel Ave. home Combs shared with his mother.

Police say Combs encountered Jackson while taking a walk around 11:00 p.m. Sunday. They got into a argument and Jackson opened fire, according to police.


Army veteran gunned down on Hampton street

Jackson is charged with Murder, one count of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon. He was also served on outstanding warrants for one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Probation Violation.

Authorities say it's not clear whether the two men knew each other.