GA Man Marlon Reese ID’d As Suspect In Monday Columbus Fatal Shooting Of 70-Year-Old Family Member

MUSCOGEE COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Marlon Reese has been identified as the suspect in a deadly shooting Monday evening in Columbus. 70-year-old Walter Williams, a family member, has been identified as the victim.

Reese, 36, was arrested in the fatal shooting of Williams Monday evening in Columbus.

According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired at 4936 Mehaffey Street in Columbus Monday evening around 4:45 p.m. When they arrived, Williams was found suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Williams was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Reese, who was detained at the scene, now faces a murder charge in the deadly incident.

Anyone with possible information about the case should contact with Homicide Corporal Robert Nicholas by phone at 706-225-4363 or by email at


Geo quick facts: Muscogee County is a county located on the central western border of the U.S. state of Georgia; its western border with the state of Alabama is formed by the Chattahoochee River. As of the 2010 census, the population was 189,885 – Wikipedia.