Columbus murder suspect in custody following police chase in Har - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Columbus murder suspect in custody following police chase in Harris County

(Source: Chandler Morgan) (Source: Chandler Morgan)
(Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office)
(Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office) (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A Columbus murder suspect has been taken into custody following a police chase Friday afternoon. 

Jamar Pipkins, 23, was taken to the Harris County Jail and will be extradited to the Muscogee County Jail. 

The chase began around 1:30 p.m. at mile marker 32 on Interstate 185. Georgia State Patrol started pursuit of a silver sedan that was speeding. Harris County Sheriff's deputies were called to join the pursuit which continued to the southbound exit ramp onto the Mulberry Grove exit.

Pipkins crashed the car into trees and fled the area on foot. Deputies along with the aid of  k-9 force chased him to Hart Street. After capturing Pipkins  10 minutes later, officials discovered the car he was driving was stolen at gunpoint from Columbia, SC. Ecstasy pills were also found in the car. 

Stay with News Leader  9 for updates.  

Copyright 2018 WTVM. All rights reserved. | For more news, download the WTVM app here.

Powered by Frankly