Calvin Shaw Arrested on Murder 1 Charge in Fatal July 4 Shooting

A 22-year-old Laurel, Md. man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of first-degree murder while armed in connection with a Fourth of July shooting that left 19-year-old Crevantai Key dead.

The suspect, Calvin Shaw, will likely be presented with the charge Monday at DC Superior Court.

The shooting wounded three people, in addition to killing Key.

A press release from MPD is below.

July 8, 2012

Arrest Made in the Homicide that occurred in the 5000 Block of First Street, NW

(Washington, DC)-Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Homicide Branch have announced an arrest has been made in the fatal shooting of Crevontai Key which occurred in the 5000 block of First Street, NW.

On Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at approximately 8:03 pm, members of the Fourth District responded to the 5000 block of First Street, NW for the report of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located one adult male and two juveniles suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Personnel from the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to the scene and transported all three victims to an area hospital where two of the victims were admitted in serious condition and the third victim later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead. A fourth victim was transported by a family member to an area hospital, where he was treated and released.

The decedent has been identified as 19-year-old Crevontai Key of NE, Washington, DC

On Sunday, July 8, 2012, 22-year-old Calvin Shaw of Laurel, MD, was arrested by members of the Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force pursuant to an arrest warrant charging him with First Degree Murder While Armed in connection with the shooting death of Crevontai Key.

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