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1 dead, 1 injured following overnight homicide at Hampton gas station

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Posted at 5:55 AM, May 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-31 12:35:04-04

HAMPTON, Va. - One man is dead and another left with non-life-threatening injuries following an overnight homicide in Hampton.

According to police, the homicide happened in the 1100 block of W. Mercury Boulevard, near the Millers gas station. Dispatch received a call for the incident at 1:34 a.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they located a man, identified as 20-year-old Hector Martinez Jr., who had been struck by gunfire. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The surviving victim, an adult man, was taken to a local hospital.

Police say an altercation at the gas station led to shots being fired. The incident remains under investigation.

If you or someone you know has information in this case leading to an arrest, take action and call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.