An Eastern Carolina man is accused of killing two people he had taken hostage in Virginia before he was wounded by police.
Chesapeake police were called to reports of a shooting shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday.
Police say two people escaped the home shortly after officers arrived. One of them, 19-year-old Derwin Watts of Chesapeake, later died at Norfolk General Hospital.
After unsuccessful negotiations, SWAT team members eventually entered the home and shot 44-year-old Charles Collins of Pollocksville. He was transported to Sentara Norfolk Hospital and was charged with two counts of first-degree murder, five counts of abduction and multiple firearms charges.
Police say another man, 40-year-old Michael Temple of Elizabeth City, was found dead in the home.
Tanisha Watts tells WAVY-TV that she was one of five people held hostage.
Watts says Collins is her ex-boyfriend and he called her before he showed up at the home, saying he was upset she had a new boyfriend.
One of the men killed was Watts' current boyfriend, Michael Temple while the 19-year-old was her son.
Court records say Collins is a convicted felon, having last been in prison in 2009 on an assault with a deadly weapon conviction from Craven County. He also has convictions for common law robbery, assault on a female, possession with intent to sell schedule VI controlled substances, felony B&E, and larceny that date back to 1997.
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