NEWPORT NEWS -- Police arrested Shawn House of Suffolk Sunday afternoon, charging him with a murder that took place this weekend.

Just before 11 p.m. Saturday, officers got a call about a possible shooting in the 2100 block of Madison Avenue.

Police found 26-year-old Laran Tarel Strawter shot inside a home at Newport Harbor Apartments. He was pronounced dead at the hospital shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Witnesses told officers there was a small party at the apartment. House and Strawter got into an argument outside. At some point, police believe House shot Strawter who ran back into the apartment.

House turned himself into police at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.

He faces charges including First Degree Murder.

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