Murder trial for teen accused of killing Columbus man on Wickham Dr. starting

Murder trial for teen accused of killing Columbus man on Wickham Dr. starting
2017 Wickham Dr. shooting trial begins (Mya Johnson)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The murder trial for a teenager accused of killing a Columbus man on Wickham Dr. is set to begin this morning.

Clayton Perry, then 17, was charged with the August 2017 shooting that killed 26-year-old James Francesconi.

Police say Francesconi was sitting in a carport when a person drove by and shot him in the stomach. He was transported to the hospital where he later died.

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