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2 arrested in fatal shooting on I-440

Posted August 23, 2019 7:18 a.m. EDT

Xavier Cortez Alston and Raekwon Quazai Williams

— Two men were arrested in connection with a fatal shooting of a Durham man last weekend in Raleigh, police said Friday.

Xavier Cortez Alston, 23, was charged with murder. Raekwon Quazai Williams, 23, was charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Just before 4 a.m. on Aug. 18, Raleigh police officers responded to Hillsborough Street and Glenwood Avenue, where they found Arlo Dontel Ramsey, 44, suffering from gunshot wounds inside a car.

Ramsey was transported to WakeMed, where he was pronounced dead.

Police said Ramsey was shot on Interstate 440 Westbound between New Bern Avenue and Brentwood Road before being found on Hillsborough Street.