Injured man becomes fifth suspect charged in murder - WRBL

Injured man becomes fifth suspect charged in murder

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COLUMBUS, Ga. -

Columbus police have charged a fifth suspect in the murder of David Scott. Scott was shot and killed on September 19, 2013 at 7th Street and Coolidge Avenue.

Christopher Pender, 20, has been in the MidTown Medical Center recovering from a gunshot wound. Police say the shot came from one of Pender's accomplices.

A Recorders Court hearing has been set for 9:00 a.m on Monday , October 7, 2013.

Pender is charged with Murder, Armed Robbery, Criminal Attempt Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

Pender is also charged in another incident that occurred on the same day as the Murder with the following charges:

Aggravated Assault
Armed Robbery
Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime

Pender is additionally charged with the following charges :

False Statements and Writings
False Report of a Crime
Burglary 1st Degree
Theft by Taking (Motor Vehicle)




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