Decatur murder suspect turned himself in

The suspect is charged with capital murder.

Posted: Dec 27, 2018 12:22 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 12:38 PM

A Decatur murder suspect, Lashawn Caudle, turned himself in at the Morgan County Jail at approximately 10:45 a.m. on Thursday. He was wanted in connection to a shooting on Central Parkway near Wilson Morgan Park.

On December 21, around 1:00 p.m., Decatur Police responded to Central Parkway and Beltline Road SW and found Anthony Lewis in the driver's seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg. 

Lewis was taken to Decatur Morgan Hospital for treatment and was taken into emergency surgery. He died from his injuries December 22, at approximately 10:30 a.m.

Lashawn Caudle was identified as the suspect. He and Lewis were acquaintances, and police say the shooting was not a random act.

Caudle is charged with capital murder and was booked into the Morgan County Jail with no bond.

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