Hampton Police searching for suspect after early morning homicide

HAMPTON, Va. - The Hampton Police Division is investigating after a shooting in the area of Nickerson Boulevard and Bridgeport Cove left a man dead early Sunday morning.

According to police, at 2:40 a.m., Public Safety Communications received a call in reference to a fight in progress. While en route, the call was upgraded to a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found 22-year-old Cedric Bryant Carter in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead by first responders.

Police are now searching for 18-year-old Kaleb Nicol of Hampton for his suspected role in the murder.

Nicol currently has warrants for three counts of Shooting into an Occupied Dwelling.

If you or someone you know has information in this case, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit a tip using the P3Tips app.

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