Man charged with murder following New Year's Day shooting

Man charged with murder following New Year's Day shooting

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police have charged a man with murder following the city's first homicide of 2018.

Police arrested 65-year-old Tommy McNeal following the investigation of the deadly shooting on Colorado Street.

On Jan. 1, 2018 around 12:28 a.m. police were called to the shooting and discovered 63-year-old Nancy Johnson suffering from gunshot wounds.

Johnson passed away from her injuries.

NcNeal was charged with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and theft by receiving stolen property.

His preliminary hearing has been scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 9 a.m.

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