Suspect in Columbia woman’s death arrested

Javion Wallace-Lawhorn

Javion Wallace-Lawhorn

COLUMBIA, Mo. – A suspect in the shooting death of an 18-year-old woman in Columbia is in custody.

Columbia police said Friday that federal authorities arrested 30-year-old Javion Wallace-Lawhorn Thursday night. He’s charged with second-degree murder and four other counts in the death of Nadria Wright.

Wright and 28-year-old Sam Baldwin IV were shot as they left drove away from a McDonalds in Columbia on Sept. 13.

ABC17 News reports investigators allege Wallace-Lawhorn’s vehicle pulled up and filed shots into their vehicle. Baldwin was injured in the shooting.

Police said Wallace-Lawhorn and Baldwin were feuding.

Wright’s death was among six shooting deaths in Columbia this month.

Information from: KMIZ-TV,

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