A 25-year-old man has been arrested after police say he shot and killed a man in Newport News Sunday night.
Jayquan Phillips is facing charges of murder, shooting into an occupied building, assault, possession of a firearm by a felon, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Police responded to the 900 block of 37th Street at 11:49 p.m. following a report of a shooting. Officers at the scene found a man in a residence with a gunshot wound.
Shawn Grayson, 31, of Newport News, was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m., according to police.
Phillips was initially detained by police following the shooting as a “person of interest.” He was known to the victim.
The investigation is ongoing, but police are not looking for additional suspects, said Kelly King, spokesperson for Newport News police.
No further information has been made available.
Gavin Stone, 757-712-4806, email@example.com