Suspect charged with murder in Alta Vista Drive deadly shooting

Suspect charged with murder in Alta Vista Drive deadly shooting
Updated: Jun. 25, 2018 at 4:31 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department has made an arrest in the shooting death of a man who was killed on Alta Vista Drive in April 2018.

Raphael Antwone Raymond, 26, is charged with the murder of 74-year-old William Meadows. Meadows was found dead from a gunshot wound on April 28 after police responded to reports of several shots being heard in the area.

According to police, it appears that an individual (s) were traveling down Alta Vista Drive reportedly firing a pistol. One of those rounds struck Meadows.

An investigation led to Raymond's arrest.

His Recorder's Court hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, June 27 at 9 a.m.

The Homicide Unit is still asking for anyone with information about Meadows' murder to contact Cpl. Stuart Carter at 706-225-4319.

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