Columbus police are searching for 17-year-old Melvin Williams of Columbus in connection with the fatal shooting of 40-year-old Ronald Burrous of Box Springs, Ga., Wednesday evening, police said today. A 16-year-old has already been arrested for the crime which happened shortly before 9:30 p.m. at Veterans Parkway and Fifth Street near the Booker T. Washington Apartments. Police say it was a drug deal gone awry.
The teen is scheduled to appear in Columbus Recorder's Court at 8 a.m. Saturday.
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