Man found guilty in 2014 Ft. Benning Rd. fatal shooting

Updated: Feb. 8, 2017 at 4:04 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The man accused of shooting and killing 44-year-old Anthony Taylor in 2014 has been found guilty.

On Wednesday in court, Jerry Wayne Merritt was found guilty of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

His sentencing will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 9 a.m.

Stay tuned for more details.

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