18-year-old shot and killed in Hampton while sitting in car

Posted at 2:22 PM, May 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-16 23:32:14-04

Hampton, Va. - A man has died after he was shot to death in Hampton on Friday afternoon.

At around 1:45 p.m. emergency officials received a call about a shooting that happened in the 100 block of Spanish Trail.

When they arrived, they saw a man who had been shot in his upper body.

He was taken to the hospital, but he was pronounced dead at 7:03 p.m.

He has been identified as 18-year-old Elijah-Juan Zaire Vanness.

Police say he was sitting in a four-door Toyota Camry when he was approached by someone and shot.

Officials do not have any information about a motive.

If you know anything about this shooting, call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.