A man wanted in a February slaying at a southwest Atlanta apartment complex was arrested last week in Massachusetts.
Jamel Davis, 35, was identified in July as a suspect in the death of 32-year-old Robery Levy Jr. Levy was shot and killed Feb. 17 after inviting a man inside his Crumley Street apartment, according to Atlanta police.
Few details have been released about the deadly shooting. Investigators believe Levy was killed over some kind of altercation, and narcotics were found in plain view inside his home.
Witnesses reported seeing a man run from the apartment to a black Cadillac Escalade after hearing the gunshots, police said after an initial investigation. In the days that followed, investigators released video of three persons of interest related to the case in an effort to identify them.
The men were known to travel in a black Cadillac Escalade and a gray Nissan SUV, according to police.
“The surveillance video was largely helpful in identifying Jamel Davis,” Atlanta police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant told AJC.com. “Homicide investigators took additional measures to verify his identity as well.”
A warrant for his arrest was secured on July 17, Grant said.
Davis was tracked to a neighborhood in Springfield, Mass., on Aug. 6 by local police and U.S. marshals. He is expected to enter a plea in Massachusetts before being extradited to Georgia to face a murder charge, Springfield police said.
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