Columbus man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting teen

Columbus man charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting teen

PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – A man was arrested for attempted murder in Phenix City.

On July 14 around 1:45 a.m. police were called to a shooting in the 1700 block of 10th Place.

When police arrived, they found a 17-year-old who says he had been shot at by a person who was in a vehicle.

The victim was struck by a bullet that grazed his face and was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional.

The shooter was identified as 18-year-old Tyquerrious Ford of Columbus, GA.

On July 18 Ford was arrested and taken to the Muscogee County Jail where he is awaiting extradition to Phenix City, AL.

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