Columbus police arrest second suspect in deadly Pizza Hut shooting

Columbus police arrest second suspect in deadly Pizza Hut shooting

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A second suspect has been charged in a fatal shooting that happened at a Pizza Hut in Columbus.

Dover Coppins, 24, is charged with murder, armed robbery, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in the murder of 32-year-old Branden Denson.

On April 6, 2018, police were dispatched the Pizza Hut on Buena Vista Road in regard to a person being shot. Upon arrival, Denson was found dead from a gunshot wound.

Coppins was booked into the Muscogee County Jail. His Recorder's Court hearing is scheduled for Thursday, August 23 at 9 a.m.

Anyone with information about Denson's murder is asked to contact the Columbus Police Department at 706-325-4363.

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