1 dead, 1 suspect charged with murder after shooting on Trussell Avenue

Georgia

UPDATE

01/09/17 9:50 p.m. — Columbus police have released the names of the victim and suspect.

Police say when officers arrived on scene they found 67-year-old Nancy Green suffering from a gunshot wound. Green died as a result of her injuries.

Police arrested 88-year-old James Byrd and will be charged with murder.


COLUMBUS, Ga. — Columbus police are investigating a shooting death that occurred Tuesday afternoon in the 5100 block of Trussell Avenue.

Major J.D. Hawk says officers responded to the scene at 4:28 p.m. where they found a woman dead.

Officers have taken a suspect into custody.

Names of the suspect and victim will not be released at this time.

The shooting remains under investigation by the Homicide Division of the Columbus Police Department.

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