COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Officials confirm that a fifth suspect has been arrested in the David Scott murder case.
Christopher D. Pender, 20, has been charged with murder, armed robbery, criminal attempt armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
Pender is also charged in another incident that occurred on the same day as the murder and is charged with aggravated assault, armed robbery, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
Pender is additionally charged with false statements and writings, false report of a crime, first degree burglary, and theft by taking a motor vehicle.
Pender has been in the Mid Town Medical Hospital since the day of the murder being treated for a gunshot wound. A Recorder's Court hearing has been set for 9 a.m on Monday, October 7.