Lester James Wright charged with killing Howard Harold Williams

Police have arrested a 21-year-old Northeast man and charged him with the murder of Howard Harold Williams.

Lester James Wright was arrested Saturday shortly before 10:30 p.m., Metropolitan Police said. He was charged with murder while armed.

The 48-year-old Williams was killed in a morning shooting Saturday shortly before 10 a.m. in the 300 block of 18th Place Northeast. Police found him unconscious and unresponsive, with multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.