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Man charged with manslaughter in Hamilton teen’s shooting death

Elijah Farral (left), charged with manslaughter in Sara Holtrop's (right) shooting death
Elijah Farral (left), charged with manslaughter in Sara Holtrop's (right) shooting death((Source: Muscogee County Sheriff's Office/Family))
Updated: Feb. 11, 2021 at 3:25 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A shooting in east Columbus Wednesday night left one woman dead and a man charged in her death.

20-year-old Elijah Daquon Farral is being charged with involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct in connection with the death of 18-year-old Sara Holtrop of Hamilton.

Sara Holtrop, shot and killed on Carmel Dr. in Columbus Wednesday evening
Sara Holtrop, shot and killed on Carmel Dr. in Columbus Wednesday evening((Source: Family))

Officers were called to the 1200 block of Carmel Dr. just before 7:30 p.m. in reference to a shooting.

Holtrop was found in the living room of a residence suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at 7:57 p.m.

Farral is currently being held in the Muscogee County Jail.

Elijah Farral, charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of Sara Holtrop
Elijah Farral, charged with involuntary manslaughter in death of Sara Holtrop((Source: Muscogee County Sheriff's Office))

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