West Point murder suspect arrested by police

WEST POINT, GA (WTVM) - Police in West Point have arrested 22-year-old Latrell Harper of Lanett, who is named as a suspect for the murder of Willis Bulger.

On June 28, witnesses say Harper engaged in an altercation with Bulger at the West Point Wine and Spirits. They say that Harper then took out a handgun and shot Bulger before fleeing across the Georgia-Alabama state line into Lanett. Bulger was transported to Lanier Memorial Hospital and later died of his injuries.

Harper is charged with murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and criminal street gang activity.

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