HAMPTON, Va. — Detectives are investigating a homicide after a man was shot in Hampton on July 22.
According to the Hampton Police Division, a 20-year-old man was shot shortly before 7:30 p.m. in the 200 block of East Mercury Boulevard, near a Papa John's.
Deshawn Powell was taken to a local hospital, where he died a short time later.
Officers initially said they thought Powell was specifically targeted by the suspect, but in a July 27 update, said that likely wasn't the case. Officers said he was an innocent bystander.
A spokesperson for the police department said Powell was trying "to intervene in an ongoing domestic issue."
Now, police are looking for Jaylin Divyne, 22.
Sgt. Williams with the Hampton Police Division said he is wanted for one count of Murder, one count of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, one count of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and one count of Reckless Handling of a Firearm.
If you have any information that can help police, you're asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip online at P3Tips.com. You can also contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111.