Man shot to death at Hampton convenience store

Posted at 4:14 AM, Oct 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-17 16:29:28-04

HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death at a Happy Shopper convenience store on Monday night.

Hampton Police dispatchers received a call reporting the shooting at 11:37 p.m.

As officers were heading to that scene, they received a call about another man shot at a 7-Eleven, also in the 1200 block of North King Street.

The victim found at the 7-Eleven was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Witnesses tell News 3 he is the owner of the Happy Shopper convenience store.

The victim found at the Happy Shopper was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 58-year-old Darrell Wayne Higginbotham of Perry Point, Maryland. Witnesses tell News 3 Higginbotham was an employee at the Happy Shopper convenience store.

Police are still investigating both incidents.

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