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Seeking justice for Newport News man gunned down in drive-by shooting

Posted at 4:00 PM, Jan 23, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-23 23:53:59-05

Kristen Allen-Joyner is talking about losing her father.

Everette Harrison was gunned down in a drive-by shooting in a southeast Newport News neighborhood.

It happened the afternoon of December 11th.

In one violent moment, Harrison was gone.

Police say there was a crowd of people outside White's Grocery when the 48-year-old was shot.

Investigators say someone out there could help them break the case.

Harrison was known in the neighborhood as a mobile mechanic.

Using his bicycle to get around and fix people's cars.

Now his daughter is hoping the people who live here will return that goodwill and help get justice for Harrison.

Police say witnesses saw a gunmetal blue sedan speeding away from the scene after the shooting on December 11th.

If you have any information about Everette Harrison's murder, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

“Hopefully someone who witnessed anything will come forward.  See the pain we're going through.  I'm going through, and think about if it was their family member, they would come forward,” says Allen-Joyner.