Victim - Deshawn Shaw  Location - 1800 Boydton Plank Rd      Date - 02/28/16
On February 28th police responded to Jefferson South of the James apartment complex at 1800 Boydton Plank Road regarding a person shot at 12:51 a.m. Once on scene, police discovered gunshot victim DeShawn Shaw, a 22-year-old resident of Colonial Heights who was transported to Southside Regional Medical Center.  Shaw succumbed to his injuries at the hospital.

In less than three hours, detectives arrested 18-year-old Daekwon Castelle of Petersburg. He has been charged with numerous felonies including homicide, aggravated assault and robbery. He was held at Riverside Regional Jail with no bond.

A second shooter, a 17-year-old juvenile, was also arrested and he faces felony charges similar to Castelle.  Robbery is the motive of the shooting and all parties knew each other.

If anyone knows anything further about this crime, contact Petersburg Police Major Crimes Unit at 804-732-8070, Petersburg Dinwiddie Crime Solvers at 804-861-1212, text the keyword pdcash followed by the tip and send to 274637 or visit the website,
Case Status: Cleared