UPDATE: 18-year-old victim ID’d in deadly shooting on Carmel Drive in Columbus

UPDATE: 18-year-old victim ID’d in deadly shooting on Carmel Drive in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - One person is dead following a shooting in Columbus Wednesday night.

The shooting happened in the 1200 block of Carmel Drive in East Columbus shortly before 7:30 p.m. The shooting claimed the life of 18-year-old Sara Holtrop of Hamilton.

According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, Holtrop was pronounced dead at 7:57 p.m. at Piedmont Columbus Regional’s emergency room.

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)

Police later arrested Elijah Farrel and charged him with involuntary manslaughter and reckless conduct in connection to Holtrop’s death.

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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