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Suspect wanted for Georgia murder found in Akron, police say

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Posted at 11:23 AM, Nov 09, 2021

AKRON, Ohio — A 29-year-old man wanted for murder in Georgia was captured Tuesday morning in Akron by the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force.

According to the U.S. Marshals Service, a warrant was issued in Georgia for Johnte Williams for the shooting death of Dametrius Daniel in April.

Williams was accused of shooting at Daniel and another person from a moving car. Daniels was killed, but the other person survived. Following the shooting, authorities say Williams fled to Ohio.

He was arrested Tuesday morning in the 100 block of Caroline Court. Authorities said they found Williams hiding in an attic. A firearm was also recovered.

Williams is currently being held in the Summit County Jail where he will remain until he is extradited back to Georgia for trial.

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