Suspect arrested in Scottish Inn shooting death

Suspect arrested in Scottish Inn shooting death

A 20-year-old man is behind bars after Richmond County investigators say he shot another man to death at an Augusta motel.

Marcus Andre Coleman of Aiken is accused of shooting 40-year-old Ralph Harrell to death Sunday at the Scottish Inn at 1079 Stevens Creek Rd., according to the sheriff's office.

Coleman was arrested at about 10 p.m. Tuesday at the Knights Inn on Aiken Augusta Highway in Aiken. He is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center pending extradition to Georgia.

Richmond County investigators say Coleman will be charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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