Third suspect arrested; 2 wanted in connection to 5 Corner Lotto - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

breaking

Third suspect arrested; 2 wanted in connection to 5 Corner Lotto murder

Joshua Tucker (Source: CPD) Joshua Tucker (Source: CPD)
Williams, 26, and Huffman, 30, are still being sought by police (Source: Columbus Police Department) Williams, 26, and Huffman, 30, are still being sought by police (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A third arrest has been made in connection to the 5 Corner Lotto murder that killed 23-year-old Vastal Patel.

Joshua Tucker, 17, was arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault.

On Nov. 6, 2016 police were called to the 5 Corner Lotto Murder located at 1231 Linwood Blvd regarding a shooting. 

Officers discovered two victims, Vastal Patel and his father Gautamkumar Patel. Vastal passed away that night and his father was rushed into surgery and survived. 

Two other suspects were arrested including 18-year-old Dominique Collins and 18-year-old Jalontaye Cleveland. 

The investigation has also led to two other arrest warrants including 26-year-old Courtney Williams and 30-year-old Kimberly Huffman. 

Williams and Huffman are considered armed and dangerous. Please call 911 or (706) 225-4291 if you have any information about these suspects. 

Tucker’s first court appearance is scheduled for March 8 at 9 a.m.

Copyright 2017 WTVM. All rights reserved. 

  • LocalMore>>

  • A Columbus church hosts a 'FAB' event celebrating Black History

    A Columbus church hosts a 'FAB' event celebrating Black History

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:17 PM EST2018-02-19 00:17:53 GMT
    (Source: Donna Chambers)(Source: Donna Chambers)

    First America Baptist Church held its “A Heritage of Heroes: Ordinary People, Extraordinary FAITH” event. The event was held as a celebration of Black History Month Sunday evening.  

    More >>

    First America Baptist Church held its “A Heritage of Heroes: Ordinary People, Extraordinary FAITH” event. The event was held as a celebration of Black History Month Sunday evening.  

    More >>
  • SO SWEET: Phenix City man proposes via billboard, couple of 12 years

    SO SWEET: Phenix City man proposes via billboard, couple of 12 years

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:46 PM EST2018-02-19 02:46:36 GMT
    (Source: Ashley Mora)(Source: Ashley Mora)
    Nick Fox decided to pop the question via billboard in Phenix City, Alabama. Fox asked his longtime girlfriend, Ashley Mora, to marry him with a large pink billboard near Crawford Road and 24th Street. The sign reads " Ashley, will you marry me?". Here's how Mora described the proposal in her own words: "He works for Outfront [Billboard company] as a sign hanger, so he had this planned with the guys up front for over a month now, getting the sign designed, made, and...More >>
    Nick Fox decided to pop the question via billboard in Phenix City, Alabama. Fox asked his longtime girlfriend, Ashley Mora, to marry him with a large pink billboard near Crawford Road and 24th Street. The sign reads " Ashley, will you marry me?". Here's how Mora described the proposal in her own words: "He works for Outfront [Billboard company] as a sign hanger, so he had this planned with the guys up front for over a month now, getting the sign designed, made, and...More >>
  • Columbus sorority takes kids to see box-office hit film

    Columbus sorority takes kids to see box-office hit film

    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:37 PM EST2018-02-19 00:37:52 GMT
    (Source: marvel.com)(Source: marvel.com)
    (Source: marvel.com)(Source: marvel.com)

    The Columbus Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. sponsored a local group of kids to see a big film in theaters this weekend.

    More >>

    The Columbus Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. sponsored a local group of kids to see a big film in theaters this weekend.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly