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Columbus Shooting Suspect Is Arrested

Columbus, Miss. (WCBI) – The man wanted in connection with a Columbus shooting turns himself in to police.

Damarco Montrell Billups, 23, is charged with aggravated assault but other charges are possible.

Investigators say he fired at least four shots outside the Quick and Easy Market in east Columbus store February 3rd.

Rodell Hairston, 38, was shot in the chest while he was shopping inside the store. He’s expected to recover.

Columbus police say Billups fired the shots outside of the building.

The shooting remains under investigation.