Arrest in Death of Bronx Woman

Shanetta Fernandez was found at her apartment with a wound to the head

Thursday, Nov 24, 2011  |  Updated 11:15 AM EDT
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Arrest in Death of Bronx Woman

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Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 34-year-old woman at her apartment building in the Bronx.

Officers responded to a 911 call at about 3 a.m. Wednesday at the building on West 168th Street. They found Shanetta Fernandez unconscious and unresponsive with a wound to the head. She died at the scene.

The NYPD said Thursday that James Williams has been arrested on a second-degree murder charge.

The name of his attorney was not immediately known.

The victim and suspect lived in the same apartment.

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