107 Year Sentence in the Shooting Death of Crevontai Key

Calvin Shaw was sentenced Friday to 107 years in prison for two shootings, including one which killed 19-year-old Crevontai Key and injured three others on July 4, 2012. “Every life is precious; the sentence should reflect every victim,” said Assistant U.S. Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff. Shaw, 22, was convicted in April of first-degree premeditated murder while … Read more →

Calvin Shaw Found Guilty in Shooting Death of Crevontai Key

The jury delivered a verdict late Thursday afternoon after less than one day of deliberations in the case of Calvin Shaw. Shaw was convicted of first-degree premeditated murder while armed and related assault and weapon charges in connection to two separate shootings and the death of 19-year-old Crevontai Key on July 4, 2012. The trial … Read more →

Jurors Begin Deliberations in July 4 Shooting Death of Crevontai Key

UPDATE: Jurors found Calvin Shaw guilty on all counts Thursday afternoon after deliberating for approximately four hours. Closing arguments in the case of Calvin Shaw were delivered Thursday after a four day trial full of emotional testimony by survivors of the shooting, something the defense calls “unreliable,” and “full of doubt.” Crevontai Key, 19, was … Read more →

Twenty-eight times, twenty-eight bullets, twenty-eight shots as they ran for their lives.”

During opening statements Wednesday, prosecutors described six unarmed teenagers celebrating the Fourth of July, “just hanging out,” as one of the teen’s mother watched from the front porch. Then, in a matter of seconds, three men wearing white t-shirts walked out of a nearby alley and opened fire. Four of the teens were taken to … Read more →

Grand Jury Indicts Calvin Shaw in Connection with July 4 Homicide

A grand jury has named Calvin Shaw in a 40-count indictment, in connection with the July 4, 2012 shooting death of 19-year-old Crevontai Key. Shaw, 22, was arrested on suspicion of the shooting, which police consider gang-related. The indictment, released April 10, charges Shaw with first-degree murder while armed in connection with Key’s death, as … Read more →

Calvin Shaw Held in Fatal July 4 Gang Shooting

Calvin Shaw was ordered held today pending a preliminary hearing on a charge that he took part in a fatal gang-related shooting on the Fourth of July. Nineteen-year-old Crevantai Key was killed in that shooting. Three others were injured. Shaw, listed in court records as Sharkim Robinson, as well as Sharkim Sharp, is suspected of … Read more →

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. … Read more →

Calvin Shaw

  • Arrested: July 8, 2012
  • Age: 24
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Convicted by jury in the July 4, 2012, death of Crevontai Key.