Suspect in fatal Norris Lane shooting arrested

UPDATE: 1 dead after shooting, deputies searching for suspect

LINCOLN COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - The suspect in a fatal shooting on Norris Lane is behind bars.

Walter L. Johnson was arrested Tuesday morning and charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Johnson is accused of shooting and killing 50-year-old Marion Levi Utley Sunday on the 1600 block of Norris Lane. Utley was pronounced dead at the scene around 9 p.m.

Johnson and Utley were seen having a verbal altercation that led up to the shooting.

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