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Hampton Police investigate deadly incident as homicide, crash victim had been shot

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Posted at 6:58 AM, Dec 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-29 09:14:36-05

HAMPTON, Va. - Police are investigating an incident that left a man dead Tuesday morning as a homicide.

The incident was reported around 12:30 a.m., on Tuesday.

Public Safety Communications got a call about a vehicle crash in the area of Hampton Roads Center Parkway.

When officers arrived they found a vehicle that hit a guardrail. It was occupied by one male victim. Police said the victim, a 21-year-old Hampton man, was pronounced deceased from unknown injuries. It was later determined that the victim had been shot.

The incident caused a road closure near the I-64 on-ramp by the Hampton Roads Center Parkway. All eastbound parkway traffic was closed east of the on-ramp but has since reopened.

No other information is available at this time.