HAMPTON, Va. — Hampton police have arrested James Edward Pepper in connection to a .
Pepper was taken into custody on June 12, and has been charged with one count each of murder in the second degree, use of a firearm in commission of a felony, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, discharging a firearm in public and two capias for probation violation.
Around 11:49 p.m. on May 5, Public Safety Communications received a call about a shooting in the 2100 block of East Pembroke Avenue, near Atlantic Avenue.
When officers arrived they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. Hampton Fire and Rescue responded to the scene and transported the victim to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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