The William & Mary football player who was shot death in Norfolk March 21 went there for a drug transaction, according to court documents filed in the case.
At approximately 11:46 p.m. March 21 Norfolk Police and the fire crews were dispatched to the 800 block of 43rd in response to a gunshot disturbance, police said. Nate A. Evans, 19 was found on the sidewalk and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.
Kri’Shawn D. Beamon, 20 of Chesapeake, was arrested Monday in connection with the case. He is charged with second-degree murder, robbery, and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony, police said.
According to court papers police found information “from a cellular telephone belonging to Evans indicated that Evans went to the location to conduct a drug transaction with a male later identified as Kri’Shawn Del’Vante Beamon…”
During the investigation of the shooting, another man, Jerry Collins Spady, 22 of Portsmouth, was arrested at approximately 11:30 p.m. on March 22, the day after Evans was shot, authorities said.
Evans was a running back on the W&M’s Tribe Football team and the college had a memorial service for him following his death.