LaGrange man arrested, charged with murder - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

LaGrange man arrested, charged with murder

Posted: Updated:
Thomas Sessions Thomas Sessions
Douglas Cameron Douglas Cameron
  • NEWSMore>>

  • Program allows lower mortgages for service members

    Program allows lower mortgages for service members

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:26:04 GMT
    Good news for active-duty service members: the White House has announced a new program to make it easier for you to afford homes. The new program makes Americans serving on active duty eligible to have
    More >>
    Good news for active-duty service members: the White House has announced a new program to make it easier for you to afford homes. The new program makes Americans serving on active duty eligible to have their home interest rates and some other debt fees capped at six percent under a 2003 law.More >>
  • Teen Challenge Super Thrift Store now open in Columbus

    Teen Challenge thrift store now open in Columbus

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:08:09 GMT
    A new store is now open in Columbus, and it's affordable. The Teen Challenge super thrift store is 10,000 square feet filled with 20,000 items including lightly used furniture, clothes, electronics and moMore >>
    A new store is now open in Columbus, and it's affordable. The Teen Challenge super thrift store is 10,000 square feet filled with 20,000 items including lightly used furniture, clothes, electronics and more.More >>
  • Military Matters: Grubbin to Give

    Military Matters: Grubbin to Give

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:56 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:56:09 GMT
    Most of us love to eat, and if we can help out a worthwhile charity at the same time it's icing on the cake, or ketchup on the burger, to use a phrase more befitting of this week's Military Matters.More >>
    The Four Winds Restaurant in Cusseta is known for the world-famous Ranger Burger, and it sold a bunch of them recently… enough to raise $1,500 for charity.

    The promotion, called Grubbin to Give, put 50 percent of the day's proceeds in the coffers of the Warrior Outreach Program.
    More >>
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) -

News Leader 9 has learned that a LaGrange man has been arrested following a fatal shooting Friday morning.

Thomas Eugene Sessions, 55, has been charged with the murder of 21-year-old Douglas Cameron, also of LaGrange.

On August 9 at approximately 3:45 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to reports of a person who had been shot and was lying in the street. The incident took place on Brown Street near its intersection with McGregor Street.

Upon arrival, officers located the victim identified as Douglas Cameron with a single gunshot wound to the back. Officers provided emergency medical aid until emergency medical personnel arrived on the scene. 

The initial investigation revealed that the victim was involved in an argument with Sessions just before he was shot. Session ran from the area on foot following the shooting. 

Cameron was transported to the Columbus Medical Center in Columbus, where he later died at approximately 10 a.m.

Sessions was arrested by LaGrange police at 1610 Whitesville Road and was transported to the LaGrange Police Department.  Sessions was charged with murder and transported to the Troup County Jail.

If anyone has any additional information regarding this incident, please contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000, or text an anonymous tip to 274637, keyword "LAGRANGE". Tips can also be submitted online at www.lagrangega.org or www.facebook.com/lagrangepolicedept .

Copyright 2013 WTVM. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

1909 Wynnton Road
Columbus, Ga. 31906

FCC Public File
publicfile@wtvm.com
706-494-5400
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WTVM. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.