Man arrested on several outstanding warrants

Man arrested on several outstanding warrants

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man wanted by Columbus police on serious felony charges is now behind bars.

William Leonard, 21, was arrested on Thursday while in the Russell County jail.

Leonard was wanted on several outstanding warrants for allegedly shooting a man. Police also say Leonard tried to kill, rape and rob the victim.

He has been charged with aggravated assault, theft by receiving, possession of drug related objects and armed robbery.

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