19 year old arrested in connection to fatal Sunday shooting

Devante Oshea Shepard (Muscogee County Sheriff's Office)
Devante Oshea Shepard (Muscogee County Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - On Monday April 1, the Muscogee County Robbery Homicide Unit made an arrest in the murder investigation of a Columbus man who was shot and killed Sunday afternoon.

The suspect, 19-year-old Devante Oshea Shepard, was arrested Monday afternoon at the Muscogee County Jail. At the time, Shepard was held there after he had been arrested Sunday evening on a charge of false swearing under oath.

Shepard was additionally charged with murder at 4 p.m. Monday.

The investigation is still ongoing, and some information has not been released at this time. We'll keep you updated on any new developments.

If you have any information about this crime or a possible suspect you are urged to call Columbus investigators at 706-653-3400.

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