Lowndes County Grand Jury issues indictment in 2020 shooting death

COLUMBUS, Miss (WCBI) – A Lowndes County grand jury returns a murder indictment in a Columbus homicide.

Tyler Blackwell was recently indicted.

He’s accused of shooting and killing 20-year-old Xavier Johnson in April 2020.

The shooting happened in the 1600 block of 5th Street South.

Investigators believe the shooting happened after an argument.

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