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Hampton Police investigating homicide after man found shot inside vehicle

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Posted at 6:49 PM, Jul 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 16:15:06-04

HAMPTON, Va. - Hampton Police have made an arrest after a man was found dead inside a vehicle Wednesday evening.

Police say they received a call about a crash at the intersection of Todds Lane and Wellington Drive just before 6 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene, they found the man who had been hit by gunfire while inside the vehicle, which then hit a pole and came to a stop in the road.

He was pronounced dead on scene.

The victim's family and friends were on scene and were very emotional. An ambulance took one of them to the hospital after they passed out.

On Thursday, police identified the victim as 23-year-old Jayquan Fenner of Hampton.

On Monday, July 13, police said 23-year-old Jokwar Rashad Jones of Hampton has been arrested in connection with this shooting. He was charged with one count of Second-Degree Murder, one count of Discharging a Firearm from a Vehicle, one count of Discharging a Firearm in Public, one count of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, one count of Shooting at an Occupied Vehicle and Reckless Handling of a Firearm.

Jones is in custody at the Hampton City Jail.

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