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3 arrested in April murder on 33rd Street in Columbus

(Source: Columbus Police Department) (Source: Columbus Police Department)
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police have arrested three people in connection with the murder of a Columbus man in April.

Police arrested 17-year-old Samuel Jones, 17-year-old Tramal Williams, and 19-year-old Tyler Teal.

Jones and Williams are charged with murder, while Teal is charged with aggravated assault.

Police say that, despite confirming Williams was a juvenile at the time the shooting happened, he is being charged as an adult under Georgia State Senate Bill 440.

SB-440 - states certain juvenile offenders who commit certain violent felonies, including murder, can be tried as adults in the superior court.

Their preliminary hearings in Recorder’s Court are set for Thursday morning at 8.

Jakorbin King, 21, was killed in a shooting around 6:30 a.m. April 30 at an apartment on the 1000 block of 33rd Street.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Columbus police at 706-225-4291.

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