Charles Johnston pleads guilty

Source: Columbus Police Department
Source: Columbus Police Department

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - News Leader 9 has learned Doctors Hospital shooting suspect, Charles Johnston, pled guilty Thursday. 

He's been sentenced to serve 3 consecutive life terms.

We've been told he admitted to going on a shooting rampage at Doctors Hospital in Columbus --- an act that ended the lives of three individuals. He pled guilty to three counts of malice murder and several other counts of aggravated assault.

Family members and hospital personnel witnessed the sentencing.

News Leader 9 will have a full report beginning on News Leader 9 at Five.