Columbus Police arrest juvenile for allegedly killing a 67-year-old man
COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- Columbus Police made an arrest and released the name of the suspect involved in a shooting incident over the weekend.
The suspect is 16-year-old Tameron Ward from Columbus who is charged with the death of 67-year-old Sammie Corder of Columbus.
The shooting happened around 8 p.m. Sunday on 21st Street North. CPD officials told WCBI the juvenile will be charged with murder.
The charges came from the seriousness of the crime and the fact that a weapon was involved.
Ward will appear before a judge at a later time for a bond hearing. He is currently in the Lowndes County Jail.
Police believe the victim was an innocent bystander and the suspect was intending to shoot someone else.