Trussell Ave. murder victim ID'd; suspect charged with murder

(Source: Matthew Clegg/ WTVM)
(Source: Matthew Clegg/ WTVM)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A woman was found suffering from a gunshot wound on Trussell Avenue in Columbus Tuesday evening.

Nancy Green, 67, passed away as a result of her injuries.

Police units and EMS responded to reports of the shooting at a home in the 5100 block of Trussell Avenue around 4:28 p.m.

After an investigation, James Byrd, 88, was arrested and has been charged with murder, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime.

This is the third homicide in Columbus for 2018.

This is a developing story. Stay with News Leader 9 for updates.

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