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Virginia Beach, Va. - Buddies regarding 21-year-old Brandon Marcellus Haith gathered throughout Virginia Beach about Sunday evening within his honor,to createa memorial proper through where he had been shot and killed.

"I just held his hand and also informed him, 'hey brother I'm sorry, I suggest we're here using you and also it's heading to be OK,'" he says. "I felt which he necessary not only hats on a pole or even a cross on the tree, nevertheless he necessary his own place."

Joyce tells NewsChannel 3 that he was obviously a Navy sailor and had been stationed throughout Norfolk.. "I has been correct there when he passed away."

"If I could do much more I would, if I could bring him back I would, however, you can't bring something back again that's currently gone," says Steven Joyce, a pal associated with Haith.

Jeff Nesbitt, that lives throughout the street via exactly where Haith has been found, says he heard any gun shot and instantly came to his aid.

The case remains beneath investigation using the Department's Homicide Squad.

Police units were dispatched for the scene and located Haith using avisible gunshot wound. He ended up being pronounced dead in the scene.

Police say Haith, regarding Powder Springs, Georgia,was shot to death in the center associated with Barberton Drive early Saturday morning.

At approximately 12:40 am, Emergency Communications received a new contact about a man lying within the street within the intersection associated with 24th St