Suspect wanted in deadly Columbus rec center shooting arrested
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The suspect wanted in the deadly 8th Street rec shooting, killing a teen boy, has been arrested by the Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO), confirmed by Muscogee County sheriff.
According to Sheriff Greg Countryman, Camario Carter was successfully apprehended in Columbus by deputies during a routine traffic stop at a gas station.
Carter was wanted by the Columbus Police Department (CPD) for murder and by the Harris County Sheriff’s Office on 14 counts of entering an auto and three counts of theft by taking.
MCSO has turned Carter over to the CPD for the murder of 15-year-old De’Shun Lindsey, who was killed playing basketball at Fluellen Recreation Center on 8th Street.
Carter is charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime along with the additional, outstanding warrants in Harris County.
He is scheduled to appear in recorder’s court Sept. 22 at 2 p.m.
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