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Hampton shooting leaves man dead, police investigating

Hampton shooting leaves man dead, police investigating
Posted at 5:54 AM, Jan 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-08 22:14:56-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Police in Hampton are currently investigating a shooting that left a man dead early Tuesday morning.

The shooting was in the area of Duluth Court and Juanita Drive. Officials added that a call in reference to a possible stolen vehicle came in around 3 a.m.

Officials added that officers found the man, who was suffering from a gunshot wound, inside a vehicle. He was pronounced dead on scene by members of the Hampton Division of Fire and Rescue.

The victim was later identified as 24-year-old Dominique Rashawn James of Hampton.

This is the first homicide in Hampton for 2019.

The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.

Anyone who has information that could help police is asked to call the Hampton Police Division at (757) 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887). Tips may also be submitted online here.

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