HAMPTON, Va. — The Hampton Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that happened just after midnight Saturday, and they announced late Saturday afternoon that they had made an arrest in the case.
A tweet from police said that they got a call at 12:08 a.m. to respond to the first block of Howmet Drive. That's where Howmet Aerospace Corporation is located.
When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot. He died at the scene, and his name hasn't been released at this time.
Police learned that the shooting happened inside the building, and everyone involved has been identified.
An update from police said they had arrested Alonzo Trower Jr., 29. He faces charges of Second Degree Murder, one count of Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and one count of Shooting in an Occupied Building.
He's being held at the Hampton City Jail.
Howmet Aerospace announced that they had cancelled their work shifts for this weekend.
A spokesperson released this statement from the company:
Our thoughts go out to the employees and families of this unfortunate tragedy. We are continuing to cooperate with the Hampton Police Department in the investigation.
We understand this is a tremendous shock to our employees and have cancelled all shifts for Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15. We have asked all employees not to report for work unless they have been specifically instructed to do so by management. To assist employees in dealing with this tragedy, counseling will be available to employees as they return to work.
According to their website, "Howmet Aerospace is a global leader in engineered metal products. Our engines, fasteners and structures for aerospace and defense, as well as our forged wheels, are transforming the aerospace and commercial transportation industries."
At this time, the motive for the shooting isn't known. Police said this is an ongoing investigation.
If you have any information that can help, contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You can also submit an anonymous online tip by clicking here.