16-year-old charged with murder after Hampton fatal shooting

Posted at 3:01 PM, Jul 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-06 11:27:31-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Police have arrested a 16-year-old male in connection with an incident where a man was shot and killed Monday afternoon.

The shooting happened shortly before 2:30 p.m. in the 100 block of West Mercury Blvd.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the victim on the side of the Happy Shopper Convenience Store suffering from a single fatal gunshot wound.

Police identified the victim as 34-year-old Gregory Delrio Whitlow, of Hampton.

Family members of the victim arrived at the location Monday afternoon and told News 3 Whitlow was a father of two.

The teen has been charged with one count of murder, one count of use of firearm in commission of a felony and one count of underage possession of a firearm.

There was another shooting earlier Monday morning in Hampton. Click here for details on that shooting.