Man charged with murder in deadly shooting on Hunter Ridge Circle in Columbus

Man charged with murder in deadly shooting on Hunter Ridge Circle in Columbus

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A suspect has been charged with murder following the shooting death of a man on Hunter Ridge Circle in Columbus.

On August 2, 2018, Cyrus Howard, 48, was charged with the murder of 37-year-old James Richardson Jr.

Police responded to a home in the 6100 block of Hunter Ridge Circle July 30 shortly after 9 p.m. Upon arrival, police found Richardson deceased inside the house from a gunshot wound.

Howard's Recorder's Court hearing is scheduled for Saturday, August 4 at 9 a.m. The reschedule court date will be Tuesday, August 7 at 9 a.m.

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