Elmira Police have arrested a suspect in the homicide that occurred on West Second Street in the city.
Our sister station, WETM-TV in Elmira, reports that the suspect is Akeem Williams, 29, of Elmira.
He’s charged with 2nd Degree Murder and is being held in the Elmira City Lock-up pending his arraignment Friday.
Police say he was taken into custody at a residence at 327 Highland Avenue in the Town of Elmira Thursday without incident.
He’s charged with the shooting death of 44-year old Tiko Hea, of Elmira, who was found by police at 1 a.m. Thursday morning after police responded to a call at 106 West Second Street in Elmira.
Anyone who may have additional information is encouraged to contact the Elmira Police Department at (607) 737-5626.