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Man dead, another charged in Montgomery shooting

Ladarius Williams, 26, of Montgomery, is charged with murder in the shooting death of...
Ladarius Williams, 26, of Montgomery, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 31-year-old Raja Howard, also a Montgomery resident.(Source: Montgomery County Detention Center)
Published: May. 23, 2022 at 11:49 AM CDT
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Montgomery police have charged a man in connection to a fatal shooting Monday morning.

Ladarius Williams, 26, of Montgomery, is charged with murder in the shooting death of 31-year-old Raja Howard, also a Montgomery resident.

According to police, the shooting happened around 10:20 a.m. Officers and medics were called to the 2000 block of Terminal Road after a report that someone had been shot. At the scene, officers found Howard with life-threatening injuries.

Howard was taken to a local hospital, where he later died, police say.

Police identified Williams as the suspect and took him into custody.

No additional details, including a motive, have been released at this time.

Williams is being held in the Montgomery County Detention Center with bail set at $1.5 million.

Police ask anyone with any information related to this homicide to contact CrimeStoppers at 215-STOP, Secret Witness at 625-4000, or MPD at 625-2831.

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