Teen suspect in Branton Woods Drive shooting to face charges as adult


COLUMBUS, Ga — A local 16-year-old will face murder charges as an adult in connection to a deadly shooting on Branton Woods Drive in December.

A judge made the ruling during the teen’s preliminary hearing Wednesday.

As News 3 reported, police found 25-year-old Bobby Seawright, Jr. shot at about 2:30 a.m. on December 17. He later died at Midtown Medical Center.

The suspect was arrested without incident Monday afternoon.

Police have still not released the name of the minor charged in this case.

This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.


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