Hampton police arrest shooting and fraud suspect

Rayon Antonyo Robinson (Photo: Hampton police)

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police have arrested the man wanted in connection to shooting and fraud investigations.

25-year-old Rayon Antonyo Robinson, of Hampton, has been charged with one count of maiming, one count of use of a firearm in commission of a felony and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

At 5:05 p.m. on Sept. 12, officers were called to a large fight in the 300 block of W. Chamberlain Avenue. Before police got to the scene, the call was upgraded to a shooting. Officers arrived on scene and found a 20-year-old Hampton man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

Man shot during altercation in Hampton

Police say their investigation revealed that two people known to each other were involved in the fight. The victim was in the area trying to help one of the two people he knew when the suspect pulled out a gun and started firing. The suspect ran from the scene heading toward Derry Road.

According to police, Robinson is also a suspect in a fraud investigation that happened in August 2016. In connection to that incident, he’s charged with two counts of credit card theft and two counts of credit card fraud.

Robinson is in custody at the Hampton City Jail.