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Third suspect in the Wickham Drive shooting identified

COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - UPDATE: 03/12/2018 10:10 A.M. -

The third suspect in the Wickham Drive shooting has been identified as 32-year-old Herk James Ellis.

Columbus Police say Ellis whereabouts are currently unknown.

Police say he has ties to Columbus, Georgia, Eufaula, Alabama & the New York City area.

Police say please use extreme caution as Ellis is considered armed and dangerous.

Police say the investigation has already led to the arrests of Dewayne Marquis Jones & Carl James McClendon for  Murder.

Police say if anyone has any information regarding this incident or the location of ELLIS please contact 911 or Corporal Robert Nicholas at 706-225-4363 or  RobertNicholas@columbusga.org.  

COLUMBUS, Ga. - UPDATE: 02/02/18 3:00 P.M.

Columbus police have arrested the second suspect wanted in the murder of 24-year-old Lashay Ford.

34-year-old Jason McClendon was charged with murder and booked into the Muscogee County Jail Friday, February 2.


One of the suspect's wanted in the Wickham Drive shooting has been arrested nearly thirteen hundred miles away from Columbus

According to investigators 36-year-old Dewayne Jones was arrested without incident in El Paso, Texas.

Jones will be transferred back to Columbus where he faces murder charge in the shooting death of 24-year-old Lashay Ford back on January 24.

RELATED: Columbus police searching for two suspects wanted in connection to Wickham Drive shooting

Investigators are still searching for a second suspect, 34-year-old Carl McClendon.

If you have any information on where he may be you are asked to call police.

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