Episode 7: Just be happy
Victor Decker's widow has been told let it go. The right guys wound up in jail anyway, right? Dawn isn't buying it. Maybe there's a chance this case can still be solved.
Episode 6: Ponder this
So who killed Victor Decker? We take you through several theories about what happened that night. Sometimes, a lack of evidence tells a chilling tale in itself. Learn more about this case, see Victor Decker's text messages and the autopsy report at pilotonline.com/theshot.
Episode 5: Bulletproof
Fame, even a little, can have a dark side. As it turns out, Victor Decker did not die on his finest day. And the streets welcomed back Kareem Turner. Learn more about this case, see Victor Decker's text messages and watch an interview with Kareem Turner at pilotonline.com/theshot.
Episode 4: $100K snitch
The Victor Decker case hangs on a parade of orange jumpsuits – inmates trying to swap testimony for deals. Eavesdropping on phone calls uncovers more to the snitches' stories. Learn more about this case, including a partial transcript of testimony from Lamont Davenport, at pilotonline.com/theshot
Episode 3: Need a lawyer bad
It takes nearly two years, but a pair of suspects is finally charged. Kareem Turner and Raymond Perry are no saints. But lawyers are determined to prove their clients didn't do this.
Episode 2: Body by the borrow pit
No one hears the shot. By noon, Victor Decker's body is on a table at the medical examiner. Whoever the killer was, he — or she — was efficient, leaving investigators little to go on. Learn more about this case and watch the surveillance video at pilotonline.com/theshot
Episode 1: Seen but not seen
There's a video of the murder of Victor Decker. It's grainy and full of shadows. A hero cop walking away from the bright lights and pounding music. Into the rain and darkness.
Introducing The Shot
Coming Oct. 24: The murder of Victor Decker is the only unsolved cop killing in Hampton Roads. If it wasn't the perfect crime, it was close enough. Seven years after this decorated police officer was found with a bullet in his head, no one has been convicted — or even prosecuted. The Virginian-Pilot spent months peering into the shadows of this high-profile whodunit, following its twists and turns, uncovering its dark secrets. Police and prosecutors say they have Decker's killers behind...