An Akron man wanted in connection with Thursday’s slaying of a 19-year-old man on Beechwood Drive is in police custody.
Charles L. Williams, 18, was escorted to the Akron Police Department on Friday afternoon by officers and members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, according to police.
Details of Williams’ arrest were not immediately available.
Williams and Chevron Mapp, 18, of Akron, are each charged in connection with the shooting death of Yusef El-Daniels, 19, who was wounded in the torso following a fight over a gun about 1:30 a.m. Thursday on Beechwood Drive.
El-Daniels died later at Akron General Medical Center.
Mapp was shot in the arm during the same altercation and was treated at Akron General Medical Center. He was being held in the Summit County Jail on charges of murder and aggravated robbery.
Williams was wanted on charges of murder and felonious assault. He also was being held in the county jail.