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Standout Virginia football player Justice Dunham shot and killed after a basketball game

Justice Dunham
Justice Dunham the standout wide receiver from Woodside High School was shot and killed after a basketball game in Virginia.

Justice Dunham a standout football player for Woodside High School was shot and killed after a basketball game at Menchville High School.

Newport News Police said during the game, there was video footage showing gestures back and forth inside between people.

On Wednesday during a press conference Police Chief Drew said a large crowd went outside after the game. The suspect, 18-year-old Damari Batten, went to a vehicle, then the victim, 17-year-old Justice Dunham, approached the vehicle and an altercation happened. Dunham was then shot.

Officers gave first aid and CPR to the victim, but he died from his injuries at the scene.

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Batten, who is a student at Warwick High School was arrested. He was charged with Second Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm on School Property.

Please keep the family and friends in your prayers.

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