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Man pleads not guilty to murder

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Thursday morning, 20-year-old Derrick Johnson plead not guilty to charges of possession of a firearm, murder, and cocaine possession.

Around midnight, Wednesday, investigators say 20-year-old Derrick Johnson turned himself in to authorities.

Maxwell's family say the two were friends.

According to police, Johnson was in the backseat of the car with the victim, armed. At some point, his gun went off hitting Maxwell in the back.

News Leader 9 is following this story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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