Shawn Grayson, a 31-year-old White male, was found dead of a gunshot wound in Newport News on November 27th.
Jayquan Phillips, a 25-year-old Black male, has been arrested. He has been charged with murder, shooting into an occupied building, assault, possessing a firearm by a felon, and using a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Philips is currently in custody at the Newport News city jail.
This is, at least, the third Black-on-White murder in Newport News since last July.
Michael Faison, Jr., 24, was murdered in the parking lot of a 7-11 in Newport News on July 8th. Police say a woman exited the 7-11, complimented Faison on his tattoos, and handed him a piece of paper with her phone number. Then, Divine Jackson, a 28-year-old Black male, allegedly murdered Faison.
There have also been at least two Black-on-White murders in Richmond recently.
On August 4th, Candace Gomness, 23, was murdered in Richmond. Police say that Miguel Rampersad, a twenty-year-old Black male, shot her and another male victim while they were inside their car. The unnamed male victim survived.