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16-year-old charged in Hampton homicide investigation

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Posted at 3:05 PM, May 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-26 15:05:39-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police arrested a 16-year-old child Tuesday in connection to a homicide investigation.

Police say a 16-year-old has been arrested and charged in connection to a May 5 shooting that left 19-year-old Ricky Devon Brooks Jr., dead in his vehicle.

Officials say the call came in at 9:51 p.m. in reference to a shooting in the first block of Sacramento Drive.

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

Police say he remains in custody at a secured detention facility.

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