SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A man is charged with fatally shooting a Springfield woman during a drug deal.

The Springfield News-Leader reports that 32-year-old Carlton Williamson was charged Monday with second-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful possession of a weapon in the Feb. 13 killing of 29-year-old Raquel Montgomery. He’s jailed without bond in Greene County. No attorney is listed for him in online court records.

Court records say a witness told investigators an argument erupted after Montgomery asked Williamson to weigh the meth he handed her. The statement says Montgomery removed a handgun from her waistband and then racked the slide to get the first round into the chamber.

She had the gun at her side when two shots were fired. The witness told investigators he saw Williamson holding a gun afterward.

Information from: Springfield News-Leader, http://www.news-leader.com

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