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Man arrested for murder following shooting at 4th Quarter Sports Bar

Demark Ponder. (Source: Muscogee County Jail) Demark Ponder. (Source: Muscogee County Jail)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – According to the Columbus Police Department, a man has been arrested in the shooting that killed a man outside a Columbus sports bar and grill last weekend.

CPD says Demark Ponder has been arrested and charged in the murder of Dominic Mitchell.

On Oct. 9 at at around 11:30 p.m. the Columbus Police Department patrol units were dispatched to the 4th Quarter Sports Bar at 6959 Macon Road in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival the officers located Mitchell suffering from a gunshot wound. Mitchell was transported to the Midtown Medical Center ER, where he died.

This investigation is ongoing and police expect that more arrests will follow. .

We are asking anyone with any information about this crime to please call Cpl. D. Stokes at 706-225-4242 or the Robbery/Assault Unit at (706)-653-3400.

Ponder's preliminary hearing in recorder’s court is scheduled for Oct. 16 at 2 p.m.  

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