Arrest made in deadly Reese Road shooting

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Editor’s note: This article was written with a press release from Columbus Police. The press release stated Daniels was 25. Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Brian confirms that Daniels is 26.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Columbus Police Department has made an arrest in a deadly shooting that happened on Reese Road in April.

Police say Quinton Williams, age 33, has been arrested in connection to the murder of 26-year-old Demetrius Daniels.

Daniels was found shot in the 4600 block of Reese Road on April 11, 2021. He was taken to St. Francis Hospital in private vehicle, where he later was pronounced dead by a doctor in the Emergency Room.

Investigation lead police to develop Williams as a suspect in the shooting, according to police.

Williams is scheduled to appear in Recorder’s Court on July 9, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Police say the investigation into the case is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact Robert Nicholas at (706) 225-4363 or you can email him at If you would like to remain anonymous, call 706-653-3188 or text VACS plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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