LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of a 7-year-old boy in May. 

Police confirmed that 23-year-old Wyatt Williams has been charged in connection with the crime. 

An arrest report obtained by WDRB News says that at 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, several people were were "hanging out" in the rear of Dr. W.J. Hodge Street, talking and playing dice. During that time, police say Williams pulled out a gun and fired several shots toward one of the people in the group.

One of the bullets went through a window at a home on West Madison Street, hitting Hobbs in the neck while he was sitting at the kitchen table.

Williams has been charged with murder.

During a news conference Wednesday, LMPD homicide Det. Lt. Emily McKinley said detectives followed several leads from the community during the investigation before arresting Hobbs. 

“After going through all those leads and those tips, we were able to finally conference this case with the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office and provide an arrest today,” McKinley said.

McKinley said Williams was on home incarceration for another crime when he was arrested Wednesday.

Williams has other cases pending that include weapons charges, possession of marijuana and heroin trafficking. In July, police arrested Williams for allegedly punching a woman in the face several times.

According to McKinley, it took several weeks to piece together enough information from different people along with other evidence to make the arrest.

McKinley said police do not expect to arrest anyone else in the case. 

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