Suspect arrested in murder of William & Mary football player

Suspect arrested in murder of William & Mary football player
The victim was identified as Nate Evans, 19, of Mechanicsville. (Source: William & Mary Football)

NORFOLK, VA (WWBT) -A suspect in the shooting death of a William & Mary football player has been arrested.

WAVY reported Norfolk police arrested Kri-Shawn D. Beamon, 20, on a second-degree murder charge in the death of Nathan Evans, who is from Mechanicsville.

Evans was killed March 21, according to The Virginian-Pilot.

Police responded to the 800 block of West 43rd Street for a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers found a Evans suffering from a gunshot wound on the sidewalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evans was a junior and running back at the College of William & Mary.

“Our team has gathered together to support each other as we deal with the grief that comes from this tragedy," said Coach Mike London in a statement. “Additionally, we will do all we can to support and comfort Nate’s family and loved ones through this difficult time.”

Evans was a graduate of Lee Davis High School.

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