Injured suspect charged with murder in Hampton shooting

Toure Amir Rahjan Shaw (Photo courtesy Hampton Police Division).

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police have charged a man with murder, after they say he broke into a residence early Wednesday and exchanged gunfire with the victim.

Around 12:40 a.m., emergency dispatchers got a call about a shooting in the 4800 block of 81st Street, according to Sgt. Jason Price, with the Hampton Police Division. The responding officers found two men with gunshot wounds at the scene.

The victim, 29-year-old Dwayne Spivey, of Newport News, was dead when police arrived. The suspect, 22-year-old Toure Amir Rahjan Shaw, of Hampton, was taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Investigators believe Shaw broke into a residence and he and Spivey got into an argument that led to gunfire.

Price confirmed that a woman in the home during the shooting was not hurt.

Shaw remained hospitalized, but in police custody, Wednesday evening. He has been charged with murder, breaking and entering while armed, use of a firearm in commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

10 On Your Side obtained court documents that show Shaw also faces an aggravated assault charge for an alleged attack on his girlfriend, also on 81st Street.

The arrest warrant states Hampton Police responded to the home June 18, where a woman told them Shaw put her in a headlock and choked her after she asked him to leave.

The woman told police police when she was released, she was dizzy and fell to the ground, and broke one of her teeth during the incident.

Shaw faced a judge Monday for an arraignment. He goes back to court July 6 on that charge. A court date has not been set for the June 24 charge.

Upon his release from the hospital, Shaw will be taken to Hampton City Jail.

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