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Garner police seek man accused of shooting 18-year-old

Posted July 3, 2008 7:55 a.m. EDT
Updated July 3, 2008 11:34 a.m. EDT

— Garner police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in the shooting of Raleigh man Wednesday night.

Jonathan Antonio Williams, 23, is wanted in connection with the shooting, which happened shortly before 9 p.m. in the 400 block of Weston Ridge Run.

The victim, James Tony White, 18, was taken to WakeMed with what appeared to be non-life-threatening injuries, police said. He was listed in good condition Thursday morning.

Authorities have not offered a motive for the shooting but said they do not believe it was a random act.

Williams, who is charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, Is black, stands 5 feet 11 inches to 6 feet inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. He was last seen wearing light-colored blue jeans and a green shirt.

Police said they believe he is driving an older-model white Mercury vehicle. A further description was not immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Garner Police Department at 919-772-8810 or Crime Stoppers at 919-226-CRIME (2746).