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Columbus man dead after Friday night shooting, suspect arrested

Edgar Taylor (Source: Columbus Police Department) Edgar Taylor (Source: Columbus Police Department)
Elijah Huff, victim Elijah Huff, victim

By Curtis McCloud -   bio | email

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police are investigating a murder that happened on Samson Avenue just before 10:00 p.m. on Friday night.

Elijah Huff, 49, was shot in the chest and later pronounced dead at the Medical Center.

Police arrested 65-year-old Edgar Taylor in connection with the shooting.  He has been charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Taylor appeared in Recorders Court this afternoon his case has been bound over to Superior Court. He is currently being held in the Muscogee County Jail.  

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