Mississippi teen charged with murder related to Monday shooting

A Mississippi teenager has been charged with murder related to a shooting that took place Monday.

Columbus Police charged 18 year old Tyler Blackwell with murder according to Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton.

The charges stem from the fatal shooting of 20 yeard old Xavier Johnson of Columbus on Monday, April 20th.

The shooting happened early Monday afternoon in south Columbus.

No bond information has been released as of the time of writing. We will update this story.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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