Suspect identified in Hampton convenience store shooting

Posted at 4:18 PM, Oct 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-01 17:43:26-04

Hampton Police have identified a 25-year-old man as the suspect in a shooting that occurred Wednesday just after 3:00 p.m. at a convenience store in the 100 block of East Mercury Boulevard.

Police say they received a call in reference to the shooting and arrived to find a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper torso.

He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non life-threatening injuries. He remains hospitalized as of Friday.

The family confirms to NewsChannel 3 that the man who was shot in his upper body was 28-year-old Sean Frank.

"He never messed with nobody. Never went out for drama. None of that," says a family member.

HPSuspect1The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Brandon Omar Jefferson of the 2400 block of Weaver Road. He is now wanted on several charges and is said to likely be in the Hampton area.

Anyone with information on the shooting or the whereabouts of the suspect should call Hampton Police at 727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.