LaMonica Peters

About LaMonica Peters

Reporter and Fill-in Anchor for WCBI News since July 2012. Proudly bringing local news stories to the great people of Northeast Mississippi.

Video: Suspect in Columbus Murder in Custody

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus man was shot to death about 1:30 Saturday morning at 714 Pine Street in Columbus and police now have the shooter in custody. Willie Hood was pronounced dead at the scene by Lowndes County coroner Greg Merchant. Authorities have not released any details about what led to the shooting but police say that the victim Willie Hood and the suspect Derrick Nelson shared the same address. If you have any information about this case, contact the Columbus Police Department or call Crime Stoppers.