By SDCN Editor
San Diego, CA–San Diego police arrested a man Thursday morning in connection with last year’s fatal shooting of another man in Mount Hope, authorities said.
Anthony Goodrich Austin, Jr., 43, was taken into custody at his home in San Diego. He was booked into San Diego County Jail on suspicion of murder, San Diego police said.
On Aug. 30, 2021, police officers received a report around 12:25 p.m. of a shooting at 700 Gateway Center Way near Dennis Allen Memorial Park.
Officers located the victim, identified as 51-year-old Arthur Williams, in a vehicle with gunshot wounds to his upper body. They performed life-saving procedures on him until paramedics arrived at the scene. He was transported to a local area hospital. He died from his injuries one month later.
Authorities said an SUV drove beside Williams’ vehicle and shot him multiple times, and fled the scene southbound.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531-2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.