17-year-old charged with murder after fatal shooting in Hampton

Posted at 10:20 PM, Apr 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-21 11:27:29-04

HAMPTON, Va. - A 17-year-old male has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting in Hampton on Thursday night.

The incident happened in the 1100 block of Quash Street around 9:45 p.m.

Travis Wardrick, 27, of Newport News, was shot to death, police said.

Further investigation revealed the Wardrick and the 17-year-old suspect, who were known to each other, got into a fight just before the shooting.

The 17-year-old has been charged with one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, one count of Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony, and one count of Murder.

Download the News 3 app for updates.