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Most Wanted - Simon King Jr. murder

CPD released this image of the vehicle they believe belongs to the two men involved with the shooting, and eventual death, of Simon King, Jr. (Source: Surveillance video/CPD) CPD released this image of the vehicle they believe belongs to the two men involved with the shooting, and eventual death, of Simon King, Jr. (Source: Surveillance video/CPD)
Simon King Jr. (Courtesy: family members) Simon King Jr. (Courtesy: family members)
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

It was on August 13, 2015 when police were dispatched to 28th Avenue and Clover Lane in Columbus regarding a shooting.

When they arrived they found 57-year-old Simon King Jr. suffering from a gunshot wound. 

"Witnesses stated that Mr. King was walking down the road when a vehicle approached him,” said Officer Paul Moody with the Columbus Police Department. “The vehicle was occupied by two black males and the males apparently called Mr. King over to the car and then shot him. The vehicle then fled and was last seen going down Clover Lane." 

According to Officer Moody, King died two days after the shooting.

Police are hoping that a picture of the car the suspects were driving at the time will spark someone's memory and bring them closer to making an arrest in this case.

"The vehicle and its occupants were described as a gold or silver colored four-door sedan,” Officer Moody said. “The black males were approximately 19 to 24 years old. One of them has a slender build with a low haircut and a medium to dark complexion."

King leaves behind six sisters who would like to see justice served for their brother.

One of them had this to say to the person who fired the fatal shot. 

"God loves you, he doesn't love what you did,” said Lee Mae Cross. “So turn yourself in, whoever you are, and you will be at peace too." 

If you know anything about the murder of Simon King Jr. you are asked to call Columbus Police at (706) 653-3400. 

Remember, a reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information that will lead to an arrest. 

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