COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Columbus Police have confirmed they have taken 35-year-old Jacquese Walker, the man accused of killing his four-year-old child and injuring the child’s mother at Liberty Commons Apartments on Monday into custody in the St. Elmo area.

CPD developed Walker as a suspect on Monday night; charging him with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime

CPD, with help from MCSO, Muscogee County School District Police and CSU Police took Walker into custody shortly after 6 p.m. at the corner of 25 Street and 14th Avenue following an extensive manhunt that lasted for more than an hour.

Police had been scouring the area of St. Elmo after a resident reported seeing someone near a home in that area.

Walker is scheduled to appear in Recorder’s Court on Thursday at 9 a.m.