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Columbus PD identifies shooting suspect

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - First responders said three people were shot Sunday night in Columbus. The shooting happened at approximately 9:00 at a car wash on Alabama Street. Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton later confirmed one shooting victim was treated and released from the hospital. He said an argument led...
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Artesia man charged for child molestation

LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) – A months-long investigation leads to an Artesia man being arrested on child molestation charges. A young girl’s quick thinking and courage to speak out helped Lowndes County Sheriff’s investigators make an arrest in a molestation case. Deputies arrested 42-year-old Tom Leshun Walker...
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Concern grows among area business owners after triple shooting in East Columbus

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Two people remain in the hospital after a triple shooting Sunday night in the parking lot of a Columbus car wash. Columbus Police have identified the suspect as Braylin “B-5” Edinburgh, but area businesses owners say the triple shooting is just the latest incident in the area that has them worried.
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Artesia man faces fondling charge

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Lowndes County detectives charged a local man with fondling of a child. According to news release from Lowndes County Sheriff Eddie Hawkins, detectives arrested Tom Walker, 42, of Artesia, on Friday, Jan. 21. He faces a single count of fondling. According to the sheriff, the alleged...
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Columbus PD released name of man wanted for car wash shooting

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus police released the name of the man wanted in connection with an east Columbus shooting. 21-year-old Braylin Christopher Edinburgh is wanted for three counts of aggravated assault. Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton says Edinburgh also goes by the nickname B-5. Three people were injured...
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Victims identified in double murder in Reform

PICKENS COUNTY, Ala (WBRC)- Authorities have released the names of two men killed in Reform Sunday night. The victims have been identified as 23-year-old Qualyin Smith of Columbus, Mississippi, and 27-year-old Christopher Hill of Northport. Police officers and investigators from the four law enforcement agencies rushed to the scene Sunday...
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Lexington man charged in Starkville shooting

A Holmes County man has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Starkville. The Columbus Dispatch reports that 20-year-old Samuel Lee Roberts has been charged in connection with the Jan. 20 shooting that injured two people. The shooting happened at Chadwick Place apartments, located on East Lee Blvd. just...
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Columbus man killed in West Alabama shooting

REFORM, Ala. (WCBI) – A Columbus man is killed in a west Alabama shooting on Sunday. The gunfire happened on 5th Street Southwest in Reform, about 5:30 PM. 23-Qualyin Smith of Columbus and 27-year-old Christopher Hill of Northport, Alabama both died at the scene. Pickens County Coroner Chad Harless...
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Arrests made in shooting near Mississippi State’s campus

STARKVILLE, Miss. (WLBT) - One man has been arrested in an armed robbery and shooting near the campus of Mississippi State. According to WCBI, authorities are searching for two more possible suspects. Oktibbeha County sheriff’s deputies have charged 20-year-old Samual Lee Kirkland of Lexington with armed robbery, aggravated assault, and...
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MSU's Jackson enters transfer portal

A program that has already been through much over the course of the last year continues to take body shots as Monday brought another blow with Rickea Jackson hitting the transfer portal. The Southeastern Conference’s leading scorer, Jackson has decided to leave the Bulldogs immediately and pursue other opportunities according to a source.
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Donald Trump returning to Houston for American Freedom Tour

HOUSTON (KIAH) — The American Freedom Tour has confirmed via social media that former president Donald Trump will be attending an event in Houston on Jan. 29. According to the list of speakers appearing ‘Live-and-in-person,’ Donald Trump Jr. will also be attending the event titled, “It’s Time To Win Back America,” being held at the George R. Brown Convention Center. The event will be held from 8:15 a.m. till 5 p.m. that evening.
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