Arrest made in September shooting

A man is in custody in connection with the shooting of a Calvert man in early September.

Cameron Police Department and Bell County Sheriff’s Office arrested Atorious Marquis Williams, also known as Lil Man, 21, from Temple in Bell County on Oct. 1. He was arrested on a felony arrest warrant for aggravated robbery.

According to the Cameron Police Department, on Sept. 21 Sr. Sgt. Kris Stringer investigated and obtained felony arrest warrants from Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Greg Hoelscher for Atorious Marquis Williams, also known as Lil Man, and James Roy Whitfield, also known as Snoopy, 24, of Temple, for aggravated robbery.

The warrants were issued in connection with a shooting that occurred on Sept. 13 in Cameron.

According to the Cameron Police Department, at around 2:40 p.m. Sept. 13 Cameron Police Department Chief Lonnie Gosch, Sr. Sgt. Kris Stringer, Sgt. Anthony Maskunas and Officer Amanda Duncan investigated an aggravated robbery in the 1600 block of North Crockett in Cameron. 

The victim Keelon Williams, 28, of Calvert, was found shot in the head execution style after a gun and drug deal went bad. Keelon Williams was transported to Temple Baylor Scott and White Hospital in critical condition. 

According to witnesses, Whitfield and Atorious Williams traveled to Cameron to meet Keelon Williams.  During the meeting Whitfield and Atorious Williams robbed at gun point Keelon Williams. Atorious Williams then shot Keelon Williams in the face execution style and stole items from the victim and fled the scene.  

Cameron Police along with the U.S. Marshals, Texas Rangers, Bell County Sheriff’s Department, and Temple Police worked together to investigate this horrific crime and has apprehend shooting suspect Atorious Williams. 

At this time Whitfield remains at large and considered dangerous and is a wanted person from Cameron Police Department for aggravated robbery. Please contact the Cameron PD with any information you may have on his whereabouts at (254) 697-6574.