NEWPORT NEWS--Monday night 43-year old Darron Spruill was gunned down near his home on the 15-hundred block of Ivy Avenue.
Police say residents heard three to five shots fired.
Neighbors fondly called Spruill 'Tattoo Tink' because he was a tattoo artist and he did tattoos for many of his neighbors.
Tuesday night residents held a candlelight vigil for Spruill... while detectives continued to work t he streets looking for his killer.
Police say although there were several people around when he was killed so far no one has come forward as a witness.