2 Columbus men charged with murder in Columbus Heights shooting

Lowndes County detectives arrest 2 men in connection with the death of Lamaceo Smith


Tommy Earl Dora


Monta Deshun Harris


COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Two men are charged with murder in connection with a fatal shooting in the Columbus Heights neighborhood in December.

Detectives with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office arrest 41 year old Monta Deshun Harris and 28 year old Tommy Earl Dora, Junior,  both of Columbus, for the December 21st shooting death of Lamaceo Smith.

Harris and Dunn are both charged with Murder.

According to Sheriff Eddie Hawkins, witnesses say that Dora and Harris were in an argument with Lamaceo Smith the night of the shooting.

And that Monta Harris shot and killed Smith.

More charges are possible and the investigation is still open.

Hawkins asks anyone with information on this case to call his office or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800-530-7151. You can also report tips on the P3 app.

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