2 arrests made in connection to June Albany shooting-death

Police say more charges are expected in the case.
Published: Sep. 27, 2023 at 6:44 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Two arrests have been made in connection to a June homicide in Albany.

On June 10, Semario Watkins was found shot to death in the roadway on the 200 block of North Broadway Street, police say.

After an investigation, Tommy Charles Stewart III, 25, was arrested on Wednesday on the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue with multiple charges connected to Watkin’s death, Albany police confirmed.

He faces charges of murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery with a firearm and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Two weapons were reportedly found during a search warrant and are currently being examined for a link to other local crimes.

Another suspect, Samquithera Tyshon, was also charged in connection to the investigation. She faces charges of hindering the apprehension or punishment of a criminal.

Police say other charges are expected in the case.

If anyone has any information on this case, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS or an investigator at (229) 431-2100.