Suspect Wanted for Murder on Spring Avenue

Updated March 16, 2017: 

On March 16, 2017, at approximately 1:59 p.m., suspect Ray Charles Key B/M/45 was arrested by Southeast patrol officers after a vehicle and foot chase. At approximately 1:16 p.m., a suspicious person call for Keys driving a black Ford Explorer was dispatched at 2nd Avenue and Metropolitan. Southeast Patrol officers located Keys in the vehicle and Keys wouldn’t stop. Officers pursued Keys in his vehicle and he was apprehended at the 4600 block of Silver after Keys abandoned his vehicle and fled on foot. Southeast officers brought Keys to Homicide where he was interviewed. Keys will be booked into Lew Sterrett Jail on a Murder warrant with a $150,000.00 bond.

Original Post: 

On February 17, 2017, at approximately 11:00 p.m., the victim Jonathan Hunt B/M/45, was physically assaulted by suspect Ray Charles Keys “Cowboy” B/M/47 and an unknown Black male at 3600 Spring Avenue.  On February 18, 2017, the victim sought medical attention due to injuries sustained as a result of being assaulted. On February 20, 2017, the victim died from his injuries.  As a result of the investigation, a murder warrant has been issued for Ray Charles Keys. 

Keys is not in custody and currently his whereabouts are unknown.  If anyone has any information on the identity of the second suspect or the whereabouts of Ray Charles Keys, they are encouraged to call 9-1-1 or contact Detective Walton, #8479 at (214) 671-3632 or


Ray Charles Keys “Cowboy” B/M/47