The Berwick Police Department announced that it has been aggressively investigating the shooting that occurred on the Highway 90 bridge on Friday, February 17, 2023.
Investigators collected evidence from the scene and have interviewed multiple witnesses, and as a result of those efforts, they were able to identify and link three suspects to the crime.
18-year-old Adonte J. Williams of Patterson, LA, was arrested on Monday, February 20 at 8:40 pm, on a warrant charging him with 4 Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder. Investigators also have an outstanding warrant for 18-year-old Da’mari L. Watkins of Berwick as well as a 15-year-old juvenile for four Counts of Attempted First Degree Murder. Investigators were able to determine that this was not a random act of violence as the suspects allegedly targeted the victims during this incident.
The Berwick Police Department said the investigation remains in its early stages and is still being actively investigated. Therefore, in order to protect the integrity of the investigation, no other details can be released at this time. However, as the case progresses, further details will be released at the appropriate time.
If you know the whereabouts of Watkins, please notify the Berwick Police Department or your local law enforcement agency. All callers can remain anonymous.