Hampton teen charged with robbery in homicide investigation

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on May 20, 2014 at 11:22 AM

Updated Tuesday, May 20 at 5:33 PM

5/20 UPDATE: Shalik Xavier Wynn was arrested Tuesday on two charges each of robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The investigation into the homicide continues.
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 UPDATE 5/18 : 18-year-old Shalik Xavier Wynn has been identified as a suspect.  olice say Wynn also has warrants on file for two counts of robbery and two counts of use of a firearm in commission of a felony.
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10:45 p.m. UPDATE: Police have identified the victim as Elijah-Juan Zaire Vanness, 18, of Hampton.  
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8:30 p.m. UPDATE: The victim succumbed to his injuries around 7 p.m. Friday, according to Hampton police. The case is now being investigated as a homicide. 

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HAMPTON-  Hampton police are investigating a shooting that took place in the 100 block of Spanish Trail Friday afternoon.

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Hampton police reported on Twitter (@HamptonVAPolice) that a male victim was shot in the upper torso. He was taken to the hospital with what are being called "critical injuries".

Police found the man after getting calls from neighbors in the Cordoba apartment complex. The man was found lying in the parking lot.

The complex does not have cameras.

13News Now's Velma Scaife is following the latest on this story (@13VelmaScaife) and will have the latest throughout the afternoon.

 

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