Police Searching for Man Suspected in Daytona Beach Homicide

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found dead inside a residence, Monday night (November 23, 2020).
911 calls were received at 8:05 p.m. in reference to a person shot inside 412 N. Caroline Street. Upon arrival, officers found the male victim inside the residence, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim had passed away by the time officers arrived on scene.
The investigation revealed that the victim and suspect were engaged in an argument inside the residence that led to a single shot being fired and the victim being struck in the upper body area and dying on scene. The suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival. There is now an active arrest warrant for homicide for James Renard Williams Jr. (DOB 11-08-81). No further information is available for release at this time.
This is an isolated incident as we continue to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors of the City of Daytona Beach.