Vigil for mother killed at Newport News apartment complex

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by Velma Scaife, 13News

WVEC.com

Posted on January 7, 2013 at 6:30 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 8 at 8:31 AM

NEWPORT NEWS—A vigil was held Monday night for a mother of two shot and killed at an apartment complex in Newport News.

Police say 27-year-old Phyllis Vinston was shot Saturday night at  Marshall Court Apartments in the 800 block of 35th St.   They say she hit in one section of the complex and made it to a courtyard a block away before collapsing.

Relatives claim her 5-year-old son witnessed the shooting.  Her other son is seven.

Officers say they don't know if Vinston was the intended target.  

Police are looking for two suspects and say they don't have a motive for the shooting.

Anyone with information can call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.


 

 

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