HAMPTON, Va. (WVEC) -- Hampton Police are investigating a homicide.

On Thursday around 4:20 p.m., police were alerted to a shooting in the 800 block of Victoria Boulevard.

When officers arrived they found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, but later he succumbed to his injuries.

Police identified the victim as 20-year-old Zaquone Markel Scott.

The preliminary investigation revealed that Scott was walking in down the street when a vehicle approached him from behind, and someone in the vehicle began firing.

The car then fled the scene. Police do not know the motive or circumstances surrounding the incident.

If anyone has any information about this incident is asked to contact police at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.