UPDATE: Murder suspect Daniell Simmons arrested

By: Staff
By: Staff

Friday, May 30, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested murder suspect 26-year-old Daniell Frank Simmons.

Simmons is accused of shooting and killing 22-year-old Curtis Carter on 2nd Avenue Wednesday morning. Investigators are charging him with murder, having a weapon during a crime, and being a convicted felon with a weapon.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) - The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has named a suspect in the shooting death of 22-year-old Curtis Carter.

Officers are looking for 26-year-old Daniell Frank Simmons, also known as Donkey. They say he should be considered armed and dangerous.

Witnesses to Wednesday morning's shooting are identifying Simmons as the shooter. Witnesses say that during a verbal altercation, Simmons fired several times at Carter with a handgun.

Deputies responded to Second Avenue and Bolt Drive in reference to shots fired and two subjects being struck. Upon arrival, only Carter was found. Carter sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to GRU Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Officials say Simmons has distinctive facial tattoos, stars and the Number 3. He also has multiple upper body and arm tattoos. The say his last known address was 2011 Lanier Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Paul Godden at 706-821-1045.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- The coroner confirms 22-year-old Curtis Carter died after he was shot Wednesday morning on 2nd Ave. in Augusta.

Authorities responded to the scene around 12:30 a.m. and found the victim with two gunshot wounds in the chest laying face down on 2nd Ave. near Bolt Dr. The sheriff's office says Carter died at the hospital.

Investigators are following a few leads, but no one has been arrested in connection to this shooting.

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